Experience

  • Director of External Relations and Communications

    at Academia Cotopaxi

    August 2014 - at Present

    Provincia de Pichincha

    During my first year, I grew student enrollment by 5%, brought our social media presence to lead international schools in the region and refreshed our brand and marketing materials to align with value proposition. In 2016, we were named one of the top 24 "Cool Brands" in Ecuador. Achieved accreditation in 2015 for school by Ministry of Education through process alignment and compliance with over 20 government regulations. Created and launched “Learn in Community” as well as several other culture based initiatives (“Love the Logo” and Soirée Blanche) positively impacting Talent Management, Teaching & Learning, and Marketing areas of the organization.

  • Founder, Partner, Strategy Lead

    at Hipona Consulting

    January 2011 - at Present

    British Columbia

    For the last 6 years, I have implemented clients’ business strategy in the Latin America region through effective understanding of markets, regulations and local stakeholders. Created targeted business plans and engagement strategies resulting in attraction of investment for projects worth $ 1 Million to $ 160 Million.

  • Partner Latin America

    at Scoopshot P2S Media

    January 2014 - January 2015

    Uusimaa

    I represented P2S Media and Scoopshot crowd-sourcing services throughout Latin America. Scoopshot, the leading global crowdsourcing service for user-generated photography, connects media, brands and news organizations with mobile and professional photographers all over the world. More than 70 media companies and brands use Scoopshot including Gannett, News Corp Australia, Apple Daily (Hong Kong), Finnair and Fiat. Scoopshot is a disruptive content solution that challenges stock photography; brands, news organizations, bloggers and ad agencies use our tools to fully leverage and expand community engagement.

  • Regional Director, Project Manager (Airport)

    at Government of Canada

    August 2006 - February 2013

    Provincia de Pichincha

    I managed the Government of Canada’s interest as Prime Contractor in a half billion dollar project in Ecuador for the construction of Quito's new international airport. In October 2009, I established CCC regional office. Led business intelligence, marketing and communications for the region. Provided local context for Latin American projects and supported CCC's regional business development strategy.

Education

  • Disruptive Strategy

    at Harvard

    2017 - at Present (2 years)

  • Insights for Innovation

    at IDEO U

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) California

  • Business Manager

    at AASSA

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Storytelling

    at INSIGHTS

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Provincia de Pichincha

  • Digital Strategy

    at INSIGHTS

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Provincia de Pichincha

Knowledge and keywords

Languages

  • Spanish Native

  • English Native

  • French Conversation

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