EMPOWER

Energizing Bitcoin

March 30-31st, 2022 | Houston, TX 

Mario Gutierrez

Associate – Client Solutions at Unchained Capital

Mario is on the Client Solutions team of Unchained Capital, an industry leading Bitcoin native financial services firm. As a 2nd generation oil & gas professional, Mario is passionate about integrating the energy industry with the digital economy via Bitcoin, Bitcoin Mining, and Venture Capital. He is active in the offgrid Bitcoin mining space, focused on flared, stranded, and undervalued natural gas.

Previously, Mario was a geoscientist at ExxonMobil in upstream research & technology development, delivering solutions to key assets such as the Permian and Guyana. He also has exploration, production, and research experience in the Gulf of Mexico during tenures at Equinor and the University of Texas Institute For Geophysics.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Geology & Geophysics as well as minors in Portuguese and Music from The Ohio State University. Mario received his Masters of Science in Geological Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a Colorwave Fellow and a 2021 VC University Scholar. He is also currently a venture fellow at Austin based Congress Avenue Ventures of Alumni Ventures Group.