J. Summer Rogers

J. Summer Rogers

President

BS Molecular Biology / Bioengineering – UCSD, San Diego, CA.
International Baccalaureate Scholar

International business professional since 2006.
Verticals of expertise: Startups, Technology, Consumer Products, Food/Beverage, Pharma/Biotech.
Areas / fields of expertise: Management, Business Strategy, Business Development, Operations.
Regions of expertise: USA, Latin America, EU

 

Other career accomplishments:

 

  • Award-winning startup CEO and entrepreneur.
  • Launched products and services for new and niche markets in food/beverage, digital health, artificial intelligence, clinical trials, fitness, and medical tourism.

Eric Gomez

Eric Gomez

CEO

BS Mechanical Engineering – UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
MBA Real Estate Finance – McCombs School of Business. University of Texas. Austin, TX.

International business professional since 2003.
Verticals of expertise: CPG, cannabis, real estate, technology.
Areas / fields of expertise: Strategy, management, M&A, finance, distribution.
Regions of expertise: Latin America, Africa, Western Europe.

Other career accomplishments: 

 

  • Data-com engineer for fortune 50 companies AT&T and Verizon.
  • Asset manager for global industrial REIT ProLogis.
  • Founder/CEO of CSD16 (cannabis seed-stage investment fund).
  • Investor/manager of portfolio of tech, health, CPG, and fashion companies.
  • Board member / advisor / mentor for various seed-stage companies.

Mariel Cipolletta

Mariel Cipolletta

CFO

BS Public Accounting / MT Taxation and HHRR-UNR- Argentina

International business professional since 1994.
Verticals of expertise: ERP, Accounting, Logistics and Payroll systems.
Areas/fields of expertise: Accounting, Administration, Taxation, Management, Finance.
Regions of expertise: USA, Latin America, EU.

 

Other career accomplishments:

Startup and development for several companies.
Launched Administration offices in different countries.

Gui Cunha

Gui Cunha

Director, Operations & Partner Relations

BA International Business – SDSU, San Diego, CA.

International business professional since 2012.
Verticals of expertise: Logistics, CPG.
Areas / fields of expertise: Operations, Management, Distribution, POS Brand Visibility, Data Analysis, Business Development, Procedures Compliance, Shipping, Business Onboarding, Tech Implementation, Trainings.
Regions of expertise: North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe.

Emilia Manzaneque

Emilia Manzaneque

Director, Market Development

BS Biotechnology Engineering – ITESM. Querétaro, México.
MBA– Rady School of Management, UCSD. San Diego, CA.

International business professional since 2015.
Verticals of expertise: CPG.
Areas / fields of expertise: Market research.
Regions of expertise: Latin America.

Rafael Gutiérrez

Rafael Gutiérrez

Director, Business Development

DI BS – Universidad Iberoamericana. Mexico City, Mexico.

International business professional since 1985.
Verticals of expertise: Key accounts & corporate sales – food & beverages commercial equipment.
Areas / fields of expertise: Sales & Mkt., market & product development, Industrial design & manufacture.
Regions of expertise: Mexico, USA, EU, South America, Central America & Caribbean

Victor Lucia

Victor Lucia

Director, Craft Beer Sales & Operations

BS Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts – ULA, Mexico City, Mexico
MBA Candidate Hospitality Management – EUHT St. Pol de Mar, Catalunya, Spain
MBA Candidate Tourism Planning – Universitat de Girona, Catalunya, Spain

International business professional since 2021.
Verticals of expertise: F&B, Hospitality, Retail, Alcoholic Beverages.
Areas/fields of expertise: Management, Operations, Strategy, Customer Service, Cost Control, Audit, Consulting.
Regions of expertise: Mexico.

Steve Mackey

Steve Mackey

COO USA

B.A. in Foreign Languages & Mathematics, Austin Peay State University

International business professional since 2017.
Verticals of expertise: Enterprise Software, CRM, Government Relations, Legal Cannabis.
Areas/fields of expertise: Business Development, Sales Administration, Information Management Technologies, RFID, Software Development, Strategic Planning.

Regions of expertise: USA, Latin America.

Damian Geleyns

Damian Geleyns

Senior Consultant, Partner – CTG

Bachelor of Law – University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Master of Commerce – University of Queensland, Australia.

International business professional since 2005.
Brands represented: Guarana Antartica, San Miguel, Coopers Beer, Full Circle, Crown Whisky, Shake Cocktails, Sinfire Whisky, Glengarry Whisky, Dinda, Feinkost.
Regions of expertise: Asia (China, India, Thailand), South America (Brazil, Paraguay), North America (Canada), Europe (Ireland), Oceania (New Zealand, Australia).

Scotty Smith

Scotty Smith

Technology Lead / Business Intelligence

SDSU (Economics) / UCSD (Data Science)

International business professional since 2020.
Verticals of expertise: Data Science and Visualization.
Areas/fields of expertise: Software Development and Project Management.
Regions of expertise: USA.

Laila Flores

Laila Flores

Logistics & Administration

Bachelor’s Degree of Social Psychology – UAM Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico

International business professional since 2021.
Verticals of expertise: OOH advertisement, Logistics.
Areas/fields of expertise: Human Resources, Procurement. Logistics, Schedule Management, Accounting.
Regions of expertise: Mexico.

Luis M. Huerta

Luis M. Huerta

COO Mexico

BS International Business/ UABC Tijuana MX
MBA San Diego State
C-TPAT officer certification – CBP

International business professional since 2009.
Verticals of expertise: Product positioning, global sales, logistic,freight forwarding, accounting and payroll systems.
Areas/Fields of expertise: Logistics, C-TPAT, Accounting, Administration, Operations Management & startup companies.
Region of expertise: USA & Latin America.

Ayumi Ayala García

Ayumi Ayala García

General Manager

BA Aviator Pilot – Heroic Military College, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Specialty in Air Rescue – United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, United States.

International business professional since 2021.
Verticals of expertise: A&B, hospitality, retail, alcoholic beverages.
Areas/Fields of expertise: Management, Operations, Strategy, Customer Service, Auditing, Consulting, Training.
Region of expertise: Mexico.

Emilio Rocha

Emilio Rocha

Key Account Manager

BS Economics – Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

International business professional since 2021.
Verticals of expertise: Structure finance, Retail, Corporate Sales, Manufacturing.
Areas/Fields of expertise: Operations, Management, Sales, Cost analysis, Marketing.
Region of expertise: Mexico.

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