Nicolás Jodal is the founder of GeneXus, one of the leading software companies in Uruguay. The low code platform was acquired by the Argentine unicorn Globant in 20211. During the pandemic, Jodal created in conjunction with the Uruguayan government the app Coronavirus Uy, a system of information, medical care and COVID-19 exposure alerts for residents of Uruguay. In June 2021 it also added to its functionalities the generation of a digital vaccination certificate. In 2023 it launched Genexus Next, an artificial intelligence platform that creates and maintains enterprise software solutions.