Gerardo González was born in Mexico City in 1978. He graduated in Visual Arts at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Between 2005 and 2016 he was the manager of Aldus. He is founding member of the Mexican Indepent Publishers Alliance (AEMI). He has been the coordinator of the Independent Book Fair ever since its first edition in 2010. He is currently responsible for the imprint Matadero.