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Latin American Business Summit 2022 

 

Virtual – July 6th-August 31st 2022

18 Speakers | +10 countries

Simultaneous translation into Spanish | CBA Certified

Welcome to LABS 2022

 

One of the finest business events in Latin America for strategic thinkers, business leaders and entrepreneurs looking for their next move.

CBA has designed a unique triple impact program to ensure the correct incorporation of practical business knowledge in every session, consisting of lectures from experts in multiple areas; practitioners from renowned multinational companies sharing their expertise as senior leaders; and workshops to incorporate and implement insights and ideas gained from debates in small groups of peers to your own particular reality. 

Discover LABS 2022 Program

 

Access a privilege executive education online experience to boost the reality of your company, expand your professional network and find new business opportunities in the region and beyond.

Let´s get together online every Wednesday for 2:00 hours in each session, at 17:00 GMT+1 (UK time) to unleash your full potential.

FAST STRATEGY, INTRAPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS INSTINCT - July 6th

17:00 – 18:00 Professor Barry Hedley

Barry’s early career was with The Boston Consulting Group, which he joined in Boston after gaining a Baker Scholarship and MBA from Harvard Business School. He was then part of the team that established BCG’s London office in the early 1970’s, where he became a Director. After a stint at Courtaulds running part of the International Paint business and working on strategy for the Chairman he founded his own international strategy, financial consulting and private equity firm Braxton Associates, which later became the global strategy practice of Deloitte Consulting, of which he was Chief Executive, building it to around 1000 consultants in over twenty offices worldwide. He returned to Cambridge in 2000 where he focuses on developing strategy formulation and execution processes, which are capable of operating rapidly in changing environments, frequently supported by novel software platforms. This has led him to his current role as Chairman of Dialectyx, a private company which offers on-line and direct educational and corporate talent development services in both entre- and intra-preneurialism. He is also an active “angel” investor and his current activities in this regard include a biomass-to-biofuels venture, a medical device business (www.natroxwoundcare.com) and a blended on-line algorithmic and human trainer based personal health and fitness developing programme  (www.goodmeasures.com)

18:00-19:00 Roberta Valenca – Coca-Cola Company

Roberta is the Regional General Manager Stills for Brazil and South Cone at The Coca-Cola Company. Board Member. She is a challenger, disruptive and positive leader with 10X growth mindset, passionate about DE&I, with a record of outperforming enterprise goals and building a winning, engaging, diverse team. She is driven by results thru happy people and challenges beyond limits, setting an agenda of business & cultural transformations with sustainable growth formulas, leading new business models, M&As and innovation plans.
Roberta was the first woman to become General Manager for Chile and Bolivia at The Coca-Cola Cia. Recognized as an inspirational leader, horizontal and collaborative style. Some awards and recognitions: “100 business leaders with best reputation in Chile 2021 by Merco”, “Referent Leader 2021 by Women Economic Forum”, “100 women leaders 2020 by ME and El Mercurio”, “Executive of the year 2020, mention Women Initiative by Scotiabank and ME” and “Inspirational Leader @The Coca-Cola Company 2019”

TALENT MANAGEMENT - July 13th

17:00-18:00 Nasser Ahmed – Establishing a culture of Innovation and Learning  

Nasser is the Head of Emerging Markets at Google Cloud Learning Services in Dubai. He has over 25 years of diverse experience as a “trusted technical and business adviser” to many Fortune 500 companies and consultancies, dedicated to solving complex enterprise challenges using creative and thought-provoking solutions. Nasser is a passionate public speaker and has spoken at a variety of events in the US and EMEA. He has a proven practical understanding of Digital Transformation, with detailed knowledge of Cloud and ML technologies.

 

18:00 – 19:00  Patricia Merino & Patricia Canepa  – The Future of work  

Patricia Merino

Strategist and business developer Consultant. Empowering people and organizations to reach their goals through innovation, customer centric strategies and training in visual thinking and entrepreneurship. Board member of non profit Women CEO, in charge of Strategy Commitee. CEO experience leading countries and New Businesses. Part of the team who evolved a local company to a multinational top 10 in direct selling business. Experience in leading Regional Marketing, Innovation and Communication areas for 16 countries. Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) associate consultant.

 

Patricia Canepa

Author of “Marque La Diferencia: Guía Práctica de Desarrollo Profesional” and one of the top bloggers in the leading business portal: www.semanaeconomica.com, with career-oriented “Diálogos de Carrera” blog. Member of the Board of diverse organizations. Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) Board Member for 20+ years.

INVESTMENT - July 20th

17:00 – 18:00 Dr. Stephen Lile – Cambridge Professor & Partner at OCP

Stephen Lile is Managing Partner at Oxbridge Capital Partners and Advisor to Oxbridge Angels Fund. He holds an MBA from Cambridge University where he also expects to complete his PhD in Engineering in 2021. Stephen has also completed the Private Equity Programme at Oxford University Saïd Business School.

Stephen is Co-Founder of Emmy Award winning Ensequence Inc, multi-founder, C-level executive and investor with a 20-year history of building companies on a global scale and getting exits. He has extensive corporate governance experience and served on several profit and non-for-profit boards over the last 25 years. Stephen’s professional reputation spans Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Silicon Forest and Wall Street.

He has produced 75 hours of network television, launched 3 globally disruptive media-technology companies, and was the presiding banker for Hollywood Entertainment at Bank of America.

Stephen executive produced the independent film After… (winner of Worldwide Premier 2006 AFI Film Festival), which gained European theatrical distribution in Europe and Asia with worldwide streaming distribution on Netflix. Stephen was a member of the Oregon Governors Asian Economic Summit and has been recognized by the Governor of Oregon as one of Oregon’s Media Technology Pioneers and Innovators.

 18:00 – 19:00 Daniel Soto – SURA Strategy Leader 

Master of Science, MSc from NYU Stern School of Business. Daniel leads the investment area in SURA Group. In this module he will cover the following topics: Investments with a medium and long term perspective,  current situation regarding everything that is happening globally, trends, future of the region and recommendations.Strategy Leader, Investment and Product Management of SURA Asset Management Chile.

SCALING VENTURES - July 27th

 

17:00-18:30 Professor Davine Sola 

 

SCALING VENTURES

Professor Sola is full Professor at ESCP Business School teaching in London, Paris and Madrid. His research interests are in corporate transformation, entrepreneurship, and applied enterprise economics with a particular focus on the Scale Up phases of Exponential technologies. He teaches the core courses of Strategy and Entrepreneurship across all the ESCP Business School Masters. He leads the J. B. Say Entrepreneurship Institute London chapter and co-directs the Health Management Innovation (HMI) research center with Professor Olivier Saulpi. Davide is Italian, graduated from ESCP Business School (formerly ESCP-EAP) and the University of Turin. He has earned a Phd in enterprise economics from the University of Turin.

We will examine the newly developed theory of Extrapolation, which explains how to increase the likelihood of success in Scaling a product or service. Successfully developing a new product or service is necessary to create a competitive advantage, but it is insufficient. To evolve or better build an organisation that can last the test of time and Scale exponentially. The seminar, through a series of cases, will show how a company (Start UP or venture within an established organisation) can move from “Product-Market fit” to “Profit-Market Fit”. The participants will explore frameworks and practices that allow entrepreneurs to scale their enterprises sustainably.

DRIVING BUSINESS VALUE CREATION AND GROWTH - August 3rd

17:00 – 18:00 Professor Dr. David Lenihan

 

Dr. David Lenihan is the co-founder and CEO of Tiber Health. Cambridge EMBA. He is driven by a relentless commitment to making medical education more accessible for students of all backgrounds and income levels. An experienced entrepreneur, educator and medical practitioner, he has witnessed first-hand the limitations of the traditional medical school model and resolved to create a better, more inclusive and effective one.

The Tiber model is inspired by students at Ponce Health Sciences University in Puerto Rico, where Dr. Lenihan serves as President, and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York, where he served as Dean. Dr. Lenihan has fundamentally changed the way medical education is taught. By flipping the classroom, personalizing curriculum and assessing students and faculty in real-time he created a model that reduces costs while improving quality, graduate rates, and U.S. Board scores.

18:00 – 19:00 ideaSpace success case

 

ideaSpace is a hub for early stage innovation, providing space and resources to a flourishing community of innovators, founders and entrepreneurs. Being a part of the University of Cambridge is central to ideaSpace’s sense of purpose. It shares the University’s commitment to excellence and to making a meaningful contribution to society by supporting the development of high impact new ventures.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT - August 10th

17:00 – 18:00 Zekeriya Polat – Increasing efficiency during Peace, Corona and War times

Zekeriya has worked in various C-level roles in the corporate world, which paved the way for running into entrepreneurship. He is stark entrepreneur who is currently he is doing business in Egypt, Korea, New Zealand, Turkey, the UK, United States and Ukraine. His business areas are focused on Heavy Industry Engineering, Software and Real Estate. Furthermore, he is an active angel investor and invested on various start ups on education, e-commerce and biotech areas. He is also charter and investment committee member in OxBridge angels, Managing Partner in CBA, Board Advisor in eKare. He is a graduate of University of Wollongong on Master of International Business, and earned his MBA in Cambridge University. He is fluent in English, Korean and Russian.

18:00 – 19:00 Karin Jürgensen – ESG: Best practices in listed companies

Karin Jürgensen is Dean of the UANDES School of Business and Economics, in Santiago Chile, where she has contributed to develop a productive research faculty and has built new academic programs, such as the country’s first English-taught Bachelor of Science in Business. She holds a degree in Economics and Business Engineering and a Master of Science in Management, from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (P.U.C.). Dean Jürgensen is currently an active member of several professional organizations as well as board member in listed and unlisted companies.

CRYPTO & CYBERSECURITY - August 17th

17:00 – 18:00 Konstantin Anissimov – Blockchain, crypto assets & decentralized finance.

Cambridge EMBA. Executive Director at CEX.IO. Established in 2013, CEX.IO is a regulated cryptocurrency exchange trusted by 4M+ users. The platform offers an industry-leading retail investor experience, as well as a leading institutional and corporate offering to over 50+ institutional clients. CEX.IO is licensed and regulated by Gibraltar GFSC, FinCEN registered in the USA, in the process of obtaining FCA registration in the UK.

18:00-19:00 Nicolás Corrado – Cybersecurity 

Nicolás is the Lead Partner in Deloitte Cyber Risk Services practice in Deloitte Chile, with 19 years of experience and expertise in IT Risk Management and Information Security. He has been Partner in Deloitte Cyber practice for Latin America’s Cluster until 2016. Nicolas has substantial experience helping clients to be secure, vigilant and resilience, performing strategic projects like creating a cybersecurity strategies, building information security areas, securing SAP and Oracle ERPs, deploying Identity and Access Management solutions, testing architectures through Ethical Hacking and anticipating contingency events by building Business Continuity programs.

ENVIROMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE (ESG) - August 24th

17:00 – 18:00 David Falcón – Sustainability & Climate Change – Director at Deloitte 

David Falcon is Leading in the Sustainability – ESG, Brand & Reputation practice in Deloitte. He is a corporate advisor with experience in national and international clients (mining, energy & resources, and others). David advises national and international companies in Strategy and Management with focus on ESG, Sustainable Finance, Strategic Communication, Climate Change, Brand and Reputation, Community Affaires, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility. He also support clients in climate change strategies, stakeholders engagement and risk & regulations.

18:00 – 19:00 Rodrigo Guesalaga – Sustainable consumption: Challenges & Proposals – Finis Terrae University Dean  

Rodrigo Guesalaga is Professor of Marketing and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universidad Finis Terrae. Rodrigo is a PhD from Emory University (United States), and Business Engineer and MBA from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC). His main areas of expertise are: strategic sales, customer experience, responsible marketing, and multicultural management. Rodrigo was previously an academic at UC and Cranfield University (UK). As a researcher, he has published his work in the international journals Journal of Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, and International Marketing Review, among others.
INNOVATION IN PHARMA - August 31st

17:00 – 18:00 Dr. Hitesh Sanganee – Turning ideas into innovation

Executive Director and Head of Emerging Innovations in AstraZeneca, Dr Sanganee leads an amazing team that contains experienced clinicians, translational scientists, biologists that discovers and develops medicines and catalysis new ideas into the AstraZeneca Business. Working with VC’s, academics and start-ups to develop new ideas and concepts.

Life sciences , Venture Capital, Strategy, Pharmaceutical, Project leadership, Innovation, Partnering, Business Innovation, Drug discovery. Drug repositioning / repurposing , Digital Health, AI, Start-Ups, Degree and D.Phil Phd Oxford University, MBA Cambridge University.

18:00 – 19:00 Dr. Anil Sadarangani – From the lab to the market.  

Director of Innovation University of Los Andes (UANDES) and member of the Board of Directors of UANDES spin-offs and initiatives: Diamás, HubTec Chile and Pregnóstica. Lead the design and institutional strategy of technology transfer and innovation, based on science, of the UANDES; in addition to the process of technology and knowledge transfer from UANDES to the market. Ph.D. and Master in Biomedicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. MBA, University of California, San Diego, United States.

FAST STRATEGY, INTRAPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS INSTINCT - July 6th

17:00 – 18:00 Professor Barry Hedley

Barry’s early career was with The Boston Consulting Group, which he joined in Boston after gaining a Baker Scholarship and MBA from Harvard Business School. He was then part of the team that established BCG’s London office in the early 1970’s, where he became a Director. After a stint at Courtaulds running part of the International Paint business and working on strategy for the Chairman he founded his own international strategy, financial consulting and private equity firm Braxton Associates, which later became the global strategy practice of Deloitte Consulting, of which he was Chief Executive, building it to around 1000 consultants in over twenty offices worldwide. He returned to Cambridge in 2000 where he focuses on developing strategy formulation and execution processes, which are capable of operating rapidly in changing environments, frequently supported by novel software platforms.

18:00-19:00 Roberta Valenca – Coca-Cola Company

Roberta is the Regional General Manager Stills for Brazil and South Cone at The Coca-Cola Company. Board Member. She is a challenger, disruptive and positive leader with 10X growth mindset, passionate about DE&I, with a record of outperforming enterprise goals and building a winning, engaging, diverse team. She is driven by results thru happy people and challenges beyond limits, setting an agenda of business & cultural transformations with sustainable growth formulas, leading new business models, M&As and innovation plans.

TALENT MANAGEMENT - July 13th

17:00 – 18:00 Nasser Ahmed – Establishing a culture of Innovation and Learning 

Nasser is the Head of Emerging Markets at Google Cloud Learning Services in Dubai. He has over 25 years of diverse experience as a “trusted technical and business adviser” to many Fortune 500 companies and consultancies, dedicated to solving complex enterprise challenges using creative and thought-provoking solutions. Nasser is a passionate public speaker and has spoken at a variety of events in the US and EMEA. He has a proven practical understanding of Digital Transformation, with detailed knowledge of Cloud and ML technologies.

18:00 – 19:00 Patricia Merino & Patricia Canepa – The Future of work 

Patricia Merino
Strategist and business developer Consultant. Empowering people and organizations to reach their goals through innovation, customer centric strategies and training in visual thinking and entrepreneurship. Board member of non profit Women CEO, in charge of Strategy Commitee. CEO experience leading countries and New Businesses. Part of the team who evolved a local company to a multinational top 10 in direct selling business. Experience in leading Regional Marketing, Innovation and Communication areas for 16 countries. Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) associate consultant.

Patricia Canepa
Author of “Marque La Diferencia: Guía Práctica de Desarrollo Profesional” and one of the top bloggers in the leading business portal: www.semanaeconomica.com, with career-oriented “Diálogos de Carrera” blog. Member of the Board of diverse organizations. Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) Board Member for 20+ years.

INVESTMENT - July 20th

17:00 – 18:00 Dr. Stephen Lile – Cambridge Professor & Partner at OCP

Stephen Lile is Managing Partner at Oxbridge Capital Partners and Advisor to Oxbridge Angels Fund. He holds an MBA from Cambridge University where he also expects to complete his PhD in Engineering in 2021. Stephen has also completed the Private Equity Programme at Oxford University Saïd Business School. Stephen is Co-Founder of Emmy Award winning Ensequence Inc, multi-founder, C-level executive and investor with a 20-year history of building companies on a global scale and getting exits. He has extensive corporate governance experience and served on several profit and non-for-profit boards over the last 25 years. Stephen’s professional reputation spans Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Silicon Forest and Wall Street.

 18:00 – 19:00 Daniel Soto – SURA Strategy Leader 

Master of Science, MSc from NYU Stern School of Business. Daniel leads the investment area in SURA Group. In this module he will cover the following topics: Investments with a medium and long term perspective, current situation regarding everything that is happening globally, trends, future of the region and recommendations. Strategy Leader, Investment and Product Management of SURA Asset Management Chile.

SCALING VENTURES - July 27th

 

17:00-18:30 Professor Davine Sola – Scaling Ventures

Professor Sola is full Professor at ESCP Business School teaching in London, Paris and Madrid. His research interests are in corporate transformation, entrepreneurship, and applied enterprise economics with a particular focus on the Scale Up phases of Exponential technologies. He teaches the core courses of Strategy and Entrepreneurship across all the ESCP Business School Masters. He leads the J. B. Say Entrepreneurship Institute London chapter and co-directs the Health Management Innovation (HMI) research center with Professor Olivier Saulpi. Davide is Italian, graduated from ESCP Business School (formerly ESCP-EAP) and the University of Turin. He has earned a Phd in enterprise economics from the University of Turin.

 

DRIVING BUSINESS VALUE CREATION AND GROWTH - August 3rd

17:00 – 18:00 Professor Dr. David Lenihan

 Dr. David Lenihan is the co-founder and CEO of Tiber Health. Cambridge EMBA. He is driven by a relentless commitment to making medical education more accessible for students of all backgrounds and income levels. An experienced entrepreneur, educator and medical practitioner, he has witnessed first-hand the limitations of the traditional medical school model and resolved to create a better, more inclusive and effective one.

18:00 – 19:00 ideaSpace success case 

 ideaSpace is a hub for early stage innovation, providing space and resources to a flourishing community of innovators, founders and entrepreneurs. Being a part of the University of Cambridge is central to ideaSpace’s sense of purpose. It shares the University’s commitment to excellence and to making a meaningful contribution to society by supporting the development of high impact new ventures.

18:00 – 19:00 Professor Dr. David Lenihan

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT - August 10th

17:00 – 19:00 Zekeriya Polat – Increasing efficiency during Peace, Corona and War times

Zekeriya has worked in various C-level roles in the corporate world, which paved the way for running into entrepreneurship. He is stark entrepreneur who is currently he is doing business in Egypt, Korea, New Zealand, Turkey, the UK, United States and Ukraine. His business areas are focused on Heavy Industry Engineering, Software and Real Estate. Furthermore, he is an active angel investor and invested on various start ups on education, e-commerce and biotech areas. He is also charter and investment committee member in OxBridge angels, Managing Partner in CBA, Board Advisor in eKare. He is a graduate of University of Wollongong on Master of International Business, and earned his MBA in Cambridge University. He is fluent in English, Korean and Russian.

18:00 – 19:00 Karin Jürgensen – ESG: Best practices in listed companies

Karin Jürgensen is Dean of the UANDES School of Business and Economics, in Santiago Chile, where she has contributed to develop a productive research faculty and has built new academic programs, such as the country’s first English-taught Bachelor of Science in Business. She holds a degree in Economics and Business Engineering and a Master of Science in Management, from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (P.U.C.). Dean Jürgensen is currently an active member of several professional organizations as well as board member in listed and unlisted companies. 

CRYPTO & CYBERSECURITY - August 17th

17:00 – 18:00 Konstantin Anissimov – Blockchain, crypto assets & decentralized finance.

Cambridge EMBA. Executive Director at CEX.IO. Established in 2013, CEX.IO is a regulated cryptocurrency exchange trusted by 4M+ users. The platform offers an industry-leading retail investor experience, as well as a leading institutional and corporate offering to over 50+ institutional clients. CEX.IO is licensed and regulated by Gibraltar GFSC, FinCEN registered in the USA, in the process of obtaining FCA registration in the UK.

18:00-19:00 Nicolás Corrado – Deloitte Cybersecurity Partner

Nicolás is the Lead Partner in Deloitte Cyber Risk Services practice in Deloitte Chile, with 19 years of experience and expertise in IT Risk Management and Information Security. He has been Partner in Deloitte Cyber practice for Latin America’s Cluster until 2016. Nicolas has substantial experience helping clients to be secure, vigilant and resilience, performing strategic projects like creating a cybersecurity strategies, building information security areas, securing SAP and Oracle ERPs, deploying Identity and Access Management solutions, testing architectures through Ethical Hacking and anticipating contingency events by building Business Continuity programs.

ENVIROMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE (ESG) - August 24th

17:00 – 18:00 David Falcón – Sustainability and Climate Change – Director at Deloitte 

David Falcon is Leading in the Sustainability – ESG, Brand & Reputation practice in Deloitte. He is a corporate advisor with experience in national and international clients (mining, energy & resources, and others). David advises national and international companies in Strategy and Management with focus on ESG, Sustainable Finance, Strategic Communication, Climate Change, Brand and Reputation, Community Affaires, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility. He also support clients in climate change strategies, stakeholders engagement and risk & regulations.

18:00 – 19:00 Rodrigo Guesalaga – Sustainable consumption: Challenges & Proposals – Finis Terrae University Dean  

Rodrigo Guesalaga is Professor of Marketing and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universidad Finis Terrae. Rodrigo is a PhD from Emory University (United States), and Business Engineer and MBA from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC). His main areas of expertise are: strategic sales, customer experience, responsible marketing, and multicultural management. Rodrigo was previously an academic at UC and Cranfield University (UK). As a researcher, he has published his work in the international journals Journal of Marketing, Industrial Marketing Management, and International Marketing Review, among others.
INNOVATION IN PHARMA - August 31st

17:00 – 18:00 Dr. Hitesh Sanganee – Turning ideas into innovation

Executive Director and Head of Emerging Innovations in AstraZeneca, Dr Sanganee leads an amazing team that contains experienced clinicians, translational scientists, biologists that discovers and develops medicines and catalysis new ideas into the AstraZeneca Business. Working with VC’s, academics and start-ups to develop new ideas and concepts

18:00 – 19:00 Dr. Anil Sadarangani – From the lab to the market.  

Director of Innovation University of Los Andes (UANDES) and member of the Board of Directors of UANDES spin-offs and initiatives: Diamás, HubTec Chile and Pregnóstica. Lead the design and institutional strategy of technology transfer and innovation, based on science, of the UANDES; in addition to the process of technology and knowledge transfer from UANDES to the market. Ph.D. and Master in Biomedicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. MBA, University of California, San Diego, United States.

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