Born in Ibarra, Jorge is originally from Ecuador. He obtained his DVM at Universidad Central del Ecuador where he started his passion for pigs being teacher assistant in the class of swine production while he studied.
Jorge worked as farm manager and swine veterinarian in the biggest food production company in his country.
In 2015, Jorge and his family moved to the U.S. accepting an invitation to be part of the swine group at University of Minnesota where he completed a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases advised by Dr. Montserrat Torremorell.
Jorge was a private swine consultor in South America and U.S. and joined to the Pipestone team in 2020. He is part of the team of Health Assurance and lives in Mexico supporting Pipestone’s costumers in Latin America.