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About us

Our Mission

Zeshion exists for the love of our planet, action sports and sharing knowledge. We believe in empowering others to achieve progression faster and have fun during the process, connecting professional athletes, enthusiasts, and consumers.

Our mission is to be the leading hub of action sports in the world, by facilitating epic experiences for our users and empowering people to reach progression in their path of life.

What we do

Zeshion is a highly specialized marketplace for action sports enthusiasts, bringing epic and accessible experiences (known as “Zeshions”) to a large, global audience.

Any action sports enthusiasts desiring to obtain coaching is now able to identify top athletes and coaches to book training time with them, minimizing the traditional communication barriers, the hard planning time and risks of blind dates with unknown coaches.


How it all started

The idea for Zeshion started on the summer of 2016 when Javier Aguilera, one of our co-founders was in Puerto Rico trying to locate an awesome surfing instructor that would be reachable, communicative and known in their community. As these things go, he started to research multiple websites and realized that if you don’t have a friend that can hook you up, then it’s almost impossible to get access to great action sports coaches that can provide you with guidance to achieve progression, while enjoying an epic experience in safe and fun learning environments. This is a scenario that every action sports enthusiast knows all too well.

In 2017, Javier met together with two of his best friends from high-school, Alberto Burger, co-founder and Chief Product Officer and Herbert Corona, all passionate about the action sports, mother nature and the outdoors. After a few of cross-border meetings between Miami, Caracas and Sydney (and a few beers in the middle) Zeshion became a reality!

Our Evolution

In 2018, Zeshion was accepted in a Silicon Valley startup accelerator program and after a few iterations, the team quickly began servicing the action sports community with on-demand skydiving classes and flight camps. Through the convenience of our online athlete marketplace, we are reducing the “tribe” barriers, and providing access to the best coaches available, on a schedule our customers can choose through a fast, intuitive, and secure platform with social tools to evaluate coaches through satisfaction reviews.

Wherever you are, we want you to have much fun and achieve progression faster in secure and safe learning environments.

Our Team

Javier Aguilera

CEO, Co-Founder

Javier is a charismatic leader, a team player, and an Internet geek. Prior to co-founding Zeshion, he was employed with the Open Education group, an ed-tech company owner of leading online education products (Open English, Next U) helping the team to expand its global footprint navigating complex regulations and scaling the business. Javier holds a Law degree from Santa Maria University (Venezuela), a Master in Business Administration by ESEUNE (Spain/U.S) and a Project Manager Certificate from U.C Berkeley (U.S).

Alberto Burger

CCO, Co-Founder

Alberto is a world-class graphic and industrial designer. He’s humorous and a rapid-fire “mind”. He loves Yoga, Surf and SUP and has traveled the world chasing waves. His last epic surf trip was to Indonesia, surfing perfect tubes in crystal clear waters. Alberto holds an Industrial & Graphic Design degree from the Caracas Design Institute (Venezuela), a Master’s Degree in Car & Transportation Design from the Scuola Politecnica di Design – SPD (Italy), and a Project Formulation and Evaluation certificate from IESA (Venezuela).

Daniel Sotillo

Director, Global Operations

Daniel is a creative geek, world traveler, outdoor lover, professional skydiver, and wind-tunnel instructor coaching students in Spain. Also, he’s a power audiovisual producer. Prior to joining Zeshion, he was with Playtomic, the biggest network of sports reservations in Spain. Daniel holds a B.S in Business Administration from the Metropolitan University (Venezuela).

Ale Bustos


About Ale

Katie Ferraro


Katie is a creative who wholeheartedly believes those who follow their passion, thrive. Formerly with , she is currently paving her way as a freelance content creator within the action sports and lifestyle spaces. Katie is passionate about creating compelling stories through copywriting, content marketing, and blogging. She holds two Bachelor’s Degress from Grand Valley State University (U.S) one in Advertising and Public Relations and another in Writing and a Certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship from U.C Los Angeles (U.S).

Emmanuel Abuslaiman

Leader, Software Development

“Emma” is an inspiring, high-performing, seasoned software engineer with 8+ years of experience designing, developing, and delivering software applications. He is part of our elite extended team to move our technology forward. Emma studied Systems Engineering at the National Technological University of Córdoba (Argentina).

Our Advisors

Carlos P. Briceño

Advisor, Skydiving

Elite skydiver, wingsuit pilot, and top coach based in South Florida, U.S. Among other major milestones, Carlos has participated in world-class competitions like the World Wingsuit League and Red Bull Aces. Also, He has been the host and producer of several extreme sports TV programs, including “Base”, an action sports movie.

Alejandro Burger

Advisor, Product & Marketing

National Event and Motorsports Manager at Red Bull with more than 10 years of management experience in brand development, consumer behavior research, a vast experience in planning and developing successful Red Bull sports events with a substantial audience in different countries (Canada & LatAm).

Wilmer Sarmiento

Advisor, Tech & Payments

Co-founder of Open English, one of the most successful ed-tech startups. Wilmer is an execution ninja leading multidisciplinary teams to deliver awesome tech products. He’s a natural problem-solver with proven expertise in different business aspects including customer relations, accounting, billing and payment management.

Gabriel Montoya

Advisor, Strategy

Gabriel is the co-founder and CEO of Dvdendo, an innovative investment platform. Prior to co-founding Dvdendo, he served as CEO of Next U and as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Cisneros Group of Companies. Gabriel loves the outdoors and is a snowboard, MTB and wakeboard enthusiast.

Zaryn Sidhu

Advisor, Online Marketing

Zaryn is a digital performance marketer with a focus on Paid Social and in-depth experience in strategy, planning, and media buying for international brands. Formerly with Open English, and now with MediaCom, a WPP agency. He is an entrepreneur at heart, TedEx host and a professional breakdancer.


Shane Beschen

Advisor, Head Coach and Product

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Join our team

Zeshion is an action sports marketplace built on sharing knowledge to have more fun with experts around the world. We’re developers of technology that make sports experiences more convenient. Also, we’re passionate about helping our communities through sports and education.

Athletes & Coaches
If you are a professional athlete or coach in an action sports discipline, we’d love to meet you.

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If you are a subject matter expert and want to contribute to our blog, we’d love to meet you.

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If you are a talented and motivated student, begin your career with us on campus. We provide the training and mentorship, and you bring the drive and determination.

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