Chief Operating Officer
Matías Averbuj brings a wealth of change management experience to his role as Chief Operating Officer. He moved into the role after nearly five years as our Global Director of Information Technology, where he led all technology strategic planning, including consulting on field projects and administrative departments, developing and managing IT budgets and priorities and facilitating decision processes. He has carried out global initiatives such as improving communications and collaboration on electronic documents; designing and implementing a global human resources information system; instituting a remote global asset management solution; strategizing and implementing a new Intranet and organizational website; and fostering connectivity throughout the field offices. With a focus on automation, standardization, and maximizing the use of available resources, Matias has been able to transform operations by setting new models of management that are being adopted by other international nonprofit organizations.
As Director of Information Technology at The Washington Center, he led all technology strategy, policy, implementation, and operations, creating the vision and strategic road-map for IT’s infrastructure. His work has enabled him to develop in-depth expertise in a diverse range of technologies across different industries and regions.
Matias has a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio.