Social Entrepreneur and Innovator. Former Innovation and New Business Manager at Multinational company with over 30K employees. Former Director of Innovation for Guatemala’s Private Competitiveness Council, heading up efforts to spur economic growth through innovation, in close partnership with Academia and Government. Innovation consultant and multilingual manager with extensive experience in technology, business innovation and international development. Speaker and professor in innovation management, with expertise in front-end and back-end innovation processes. Proven success in building technology businesses in emerging markets and strong leadership in diverse and uncertain environments—ranging from small non-profits to large industry leaders.

Specialties: Innovation Management, Web Development, Open Source Software, Information Visualization, User-Interface Design, Graphic Design, Content Management Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning, Video Production, Wireless Network Configuration, Team Building, Public Speaking, Cross-cultural Communication, Multi-lingual environments (Spanish, English, German, French)