I'm Ignacio Benavides, a Software Engineer living in Seattle.

I love creating useful products people want to use. I do it using mostly Objective-C, C++, Javascript, Swift and PHP. Currently I work at Facebook.



2019 - Currently

Software Engineer at the biggest social network in the world. We give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.


2013 - 2019

Former cofounder and CTO for a CRM cloud based application, designed specifically for Latina America’s small businesses.


2014 - 2019

Cofounder and CTO for a web chat for businesses. Started as an experiment; we’re currently using it on production.


2013 - 2015

Founder and mobile developer at my side non-profit project along with my brother. It was an iOS app that can mesure the quality of public transportation.

WEM Creative Studio

2009 - 2012

Cofounder at a digital agency. We made a lot of things for clients such as design, web apps and iOS apps, including the first (probably) iPad App in México.


2008 - 2009

Part-time development, linux admin and security consultant; I did this as a way of earn something while going to college.
My first «programming job» as web developer for a small Web Design Agency. I learned Linux around here. Also, this is when we fought the holy war against Internet Explorer.