Vergara was born in Colombia and received his degree in Electrical Engineering from La Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá. Upon graduating he began his career working as a Project Engineer for Proctek, ABB then Invensys (later acquired by Schneider Electric). He has lived in Canada for the past three years and is fluent in French, English and Spanish. An avid learner, he is currently working on his fourth language, Russian. Vergara plans to take his project-based experience and apply it to engineering support and sales for WAGO.
WAGO created Cage Clamp spring pressure connection technology as well as other interconnect, interface and automation solutions, such as the fieldbus independent WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM.