President, Centro Nacional de Competitividad, Panama
President and trustee of the National Center for Competitiveness (CNC) and the Council of the Private Sector for Educational Assistance (CoSPAE). Member of the digital economy commission of the Panama Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture, the Panama Digital Hub Strategy Group, the Latin American Center for Public Policy Innovation (CLIPP) and the Institute of Corporate Governance - Panama. Former General Administrator of the National Authority for Government Innovation (AIG) (2014-19), Secretary of the National Council for Government Innovation, and President of the Advisory Board of Service and Universal Access during the period 2014-19, with extensive experience in public policies related to competitiveness, modernization of the State and education. President of the Electronic Government Network of Latin America and the Caribbean (Red GEALC) (2018) and current member of the President's advisory group. He was the representative of Panama before various international organizations in the field of Digital Government and member of the Working Group of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Governance. Invited as a professor in public policy courses at the master level in modernization of the State and digital transformation (Aden University since 2019. Former President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (2012-13) and former President of the Institute of Corporate Governance - Panama (2009-12), President of the Board of Directors of the Council of the Private Sector for Educational Assistance (CoSPAE) during the period 2001-03. He belonged to the Board of Directors of the National Secretariat of Science and Technology (SENACYT) (2009-2014). Member of the Competitiveness Council, Vice President of Infoplazas AIP (2014-19). Director of Empresas Aliadas, S.A., NUMU Corp. and Knowledge Inc. Engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MBA from the University of Rochester and Advanced Management Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Began career in product development and marketing at the Photographic Technology Division of Eastman Kodak Co. in Rochester, N.Y., to later hold management positions at Kodak Panamá/Kodak Export, Ltd., and in the Latin American region for the Clinical Diagnostics Division of Eastman Kodak Co. and Johnson & Johnson.