Purpose-Driven Success: Unlocking Your Potential

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LLY Group – Tech and AI Innovation Portfolio

After 20 years as a tech executive at global tech powerhouses such as Microsoft and Yahoo, I became a serial entrepreneur working on the intersection of tech and purpose, applying AI and cloud computing to solve society’s problems.

Under the umbrella of LLY Group LLC, our portfolio of cloud technology and AI companies are unified by a common mission – propelling society’s progress en economic growth. They range from early-stage ventures to mature organizations, impacting millions of lives worldwide.

Whether they’re already effecting significant change or are poised to do so, each entity shares our core values of technological advancement, social good, and scalability.


AI For Social Progress & Economic Growth Platform

Founded – 2023

Connect Sparks

Business and Artificial Intelligence Advisors

Founded – 2015


AI-driven Digital Evidence Management

Founded – 2018
Series A and partial exit – 2020
ROI: 12x


Sound Tech for Better Human Connections

Coming soon – 2023


The Gartner™ for Social Innovation

Founded – 2020
Acquired by GCN – 2022
ROI: 1.2x

Giving Tech Labs

Social Impact Tech Incubator

Founded – 2017
Sold Assets after 5 successful incubations – 2022


AI for IoT Devices

Founded – 2017
Acquired by Corestack – 2022
ROI: Converted to CoreStack shares at 2x

Giving Compass

Tech & Tools for Impact Philanthropy

Founded – 2017
Acquired by Raikes Found. – 2018
ROI: 2x

Be Purpose-driven

I am a results-driven leader passionate about creating positive change through technology and creating purpose-driven teams and organizations. My experience includes launching over 50 successful global products and programs at Microsoft, where I co-founded Office Live, small business innovation at MSN, and led global sales to small businesses and mid-market, also at Yahoo as Global VP of Product, ABB (Latinamerica), and Xerox. I co-founded many successful startups, including AI4SP.orgConnect SparksGiving Tech Labs, VidaNyx, X4Impact, Giving Compass Network, Suvotek, Optio3 (acquired by CoreStack), and Global Market Insite (acquired by Kantar).

This experience gave me a unique perspective on innovation in the business world in the broader context of social impact, and I can identify and capitalize on new opportunities. I am passionate about making a difference in the world.

I believe in building diverse, purpose-driven teams with clear goals and data-informed strategies that drive innovation and achieve the best possible outcomes. I have a proven track record of building teams that are not only diverse but also committed to a common purpose, which in turn drives better results.

Let’s work together to unleash your potential and make a meaningful impact.

Luis J. Salazar

Inspiring Change

I believe in the transformative power of purpose-driven strategies to drive financial returns and make a real difference.

Speaking Engagements: I’ve been invited to talk about “Finding Purpose: Unlocking Your Organization’s and Individual Potential” at global conferences, universities, and events hosted by Fortune 500s, chambers of commerce, and government organizations in the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and China. Through compelling storytelling and real-life case studies, I inspire audiences to seamlessly integrate purpose into their strategies for financial success and positively impact society. Contact Us to learn more about a speaking engagement.

Purpose-driven executive coaching sessions; Our 2-hour coaching sessions can kickstart your journey to aligning your career with your values and passions, creating a path that generates financial success while making a positive impact. Learn More

Sparking Impact At World Leading Companies and Startups

I’ve worked with some of the world’s most respected and impactful companies, from cause-driven organizations to social impact tech startups. I empowered them through a purpose-driven approach to Innovation, Digital Transformation, Capitalization, Fundraising, Applied Data Sciences, Product Strategy, and Sustainability via Revenues.

Let’s work together to lead you on your journey to purpose-driven success and take your impact to the next level.

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