Franco Fantini

Franco Fantini

Sr. Engineering Manager in Buenos Aires, He/His


Experienced Engineering Manager with a proven track record in leading high-performing teams, executing projects, and ensuring quality standards. Skilled in team development, resource management, process improvement, and strategic alignment. Effective communicator with a focus on collaboration and stakeholder engagement. I excel in prototyping and validating proof of concepts. Committed to driving success and leveraging emerging technologies for organizational growth.



ShopZero is a minimalist e-commerce for micro merchants. We built and lunch our free tier MVP and we are working on the paid tiers.


Printing Online is an online service to get files printed and ship to your place.

Work Experience

2022 — Now
Buenos Aires

Cross-Functional Collaboration: work closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements, align engineering efforts with business goals, and ensure smooth coordination across different teams.

Budgeting and Resource Management: Responsible for managing budgets and resources effectively. Collaborate with C-level to prioritize projects, allocate resources efficiently, and optimize cost-effectiveness while maintaining high-quality deliverables.

Process Improvement: Identify areas for improvement, implement streamlined workflows, introduce agile methodologies, and leverage tools and technologies to enhance productivity and efficiency.

Communication and Reporting: Effective communication on project updates, technical information, and other relevant details to various stakeholders. Also prepare reports, presentations, and documentation to provide insights and progress updates.

Strategic Planning: Contribute to the overall strategic planning of the organization. Align engineering goals with the company's vision, evaluate emerging technologies, and provide input on future directions and resource allocation.

2021 — 2022
Buenos Aires

Team Leadership: Lead multiple engineering teams, providing guidance support and mentorship to individual team and leader members

Project Management: Plan, organize and execute multiple engineering project defining scopes and objectives to each Team

Technical guidance: Provide guidance and advice to multiple engineering teams. Help solve complex technical challenges, review designs and offer insights to ensure the team's work meet the objectives and best practice

Team Develop: Focus on helping my team to develop the skills and expertise they need to continue growing on their career. Identify training needs, facilitate learning opportunities, and provide constructive feedback to help individuals grow professionally.

Lead the teams in charge of the development of key flows and app around a User's Account:

  • KYC
    -- Core Engine
    -- Legacy Treatment
  • AML
    -- Screening
    -- Sanctions
2019 — 2021
Buenos Aires

Lead the development of:

  • KYC: a new customer onboarding experience for all MercadoLibre and MercadoPago.
  • Data Vault: a centralized repository for all customer's PII data.
2018 — 2019
Buenos Aires

Develop from the ground up a new web client to stream VOD & Live content. Hire and build a frontend team.

2017 — 2018
Software Engineer at AshComm
Buenos Aires


2013 — 2017