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    H.E. Iván Duque Márquez

    President of the Republic of Colombia

    President Ivan Duque is a lawyer from Sergio Arboleda University in Bogota. He also holds an LLM in International Economic Law from American Univ...

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    H.E. Marta-Lucia Ramirez

    Vice President of the Republic of Colombia

    ​​The Vice President of the Republic of Colombia, H.E. Marta-Lucia Ramirez, has over 35 years of experience in the fields of business development,...

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    Bill Clinton

    Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation, 42nd President of the United States

    William Jefferson Clinton, the first Democratic president in six decades to be elected twice, led the U.S. to the longest economic expansion in Am...

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    Ángela María Orozco Gómez

    Minister of Transport

    Ángela María Orozco Gómez is a Barranquilla lawyer from Universidad Javeriana with a Master's degree in Comparative Jurisprudence from the Un...

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    José Manuel Restrepo Abondano

    Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

    Mr. Restrepo is an economist and Specialist in Finance at the Universidad del Rosario, with a Master's Degree in Economics from the 'Lond...

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    Rodolfo Navarro Zea

    Minister of Agriculture

    Mr. Zea is an Economist from the Universidad de los Andes. He specialized in international finance and has a Master's degree in Business Administr...

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    Diego Mesa

    Minister of Mining and Energy

    Diego Mesa Puyo is an expert economist in the design and formulation of public policies for the mining and energy sector. He graduated as an econo...

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    Jonathan Malagón

    Minister of Housing, City and Territory

    He is an economist graduated with honors from the National University of Colombia and a business administrator from the University of London. He h...

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    Mabel Gisela Torres

    Minister of Science and Technology

    Mabel Gisela Torres was born the 13th of June of 1972 in Bahía Solano (Chocó) and in 1988 entered the Universidad del Vale in Cali to study Chemic...

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    Julian Guerrero

    Tourism Vice Minister

    Guerrero is a lawyer from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, has a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economic...

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    Felipe Bayón

    Chief Executive Officer, Ecopetrol Group

    Felipe Bayón, 55, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ecopetrol Group, the largest oil and gas conglomerate in Colombia and one of the largest i...

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    Jorge Bedoya

    President, SAC

    Jorge Bedoya is the President of SAC (Colombian Agricultural Society), since March 2017. Before leading the largest agricultural producers associa...

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    Flavia Santoro Trujillo

    President ProColombia

    Flavia Santoro is President of ProColombia, a government institution focused on promoting foreign direct investment, exports, and tourism for Colo...

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    Juan Antonio Rivas

    President Olam Colombia

    Juan Antonio Rivas is President of Olam Agro Colombia and Senior Vice-President of Olam International Limited, and has been Olam’s Regional Head for...

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    Sandra Forero Ramírez

    President of the Colombian Chamber of Construction (CAMACOL)

    Sandra Forero Ramírez is an architect from the Universidad Piloto de Colombia, with specializations in Urban Architecture and in Public Operations...

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    Yaneth Giha

    Executive Director Afidro

    Giha was born in Barranquilla and is an economist from the Universidad de Los Andes. She has a specialization in Conflict Resolcution and a Master...

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    Daniel Mitchell

    President Acoplásticos

    Daniel Mitchell is an economist who graduated in 2002 from the Universidad de Los Andes. In 2002, after finishing his undergraduate studies, he o...

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    Ignacio Gaitán Villegas

    President INNPulsa

    Ignacio Gaitán Villegas is a lawyer of the Sergio Arboleda University, with postgraduate degrees in Public and Economic Law and Commercial and Fin...

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    Juan Pablo Cordoba

    CEO, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia

    CEO of the Colombian Securities Exchange. Mr. Cordoba is an Economist from the Universidad de los Andes, with MA and PhD in Economics from the Uni...

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    Patricia Boo

    Regional Manager Central and South America - STR

    Patricia Boo is based in Colombia and is responsible for STR's expansion in Latin America. She has extensive experience in the hotel industry, wor...

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    Joanna Ayala

    Assets and Development Director for South America, NH Hotel Group

    Joanna Ayala is graduated in Business Administration from the Colegio de Estudios Superiores de Administración -CESA- where she obtained a scholar...

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    Julián Jaramillo

    Managing Director and Head of Colombia/Andean Region, Aqua Capital

    Julián Jaramillo is business administrator from Universidad Externado de Colombia. He has stood out for working in companies such as Kodak Colombi...

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    Pablo Mejía González

    Director of Infrastructure at the Ministry of Transport

    Pablo Mejía González is a lawyer from the University of Caldas, a specialist in Constitutional Law from the University of Rosario and a Master in...

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    Juan Carlos Castro

    Director of Cosmetics Chamber at ANDI

    Juan Carlos Castro is a professional in Finance, Government and International Relations from the Universidad del Externado de Colombia, with speci...

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    Rodrigo Suárez

    Director of the National Authority for Environmental Licensing (ANLA)

    Rodrigo Suárez Castaño is an Environmental and Sanitary Engineer from the Universidad de la Salle and Administrator of Natural Resources from the...

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    Leonardo Arregoces

    Director of Medicines, and other Health Technologies. Ministry of Health

    Leonardo Arregoces is a physician and surgeon from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, graduated in 1999. He developed his master's degree at th...

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    Christian Jaramillo

    Director of the Energy Mining Planning Unit (UPME)

    Christian Jaramillo Herrera has undergraduate studies in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes, he obtained his Mas...

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    German Corredor

    CEO at the Colombian Renewable Energy Association – Ser Colombia

    Germán Corredor Avella is an electrical engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia with a Master's Degree in Economics from the same unive...

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    Claudia Betancur

    Executive Director BioIntropic

    She studied at the Corporación Universitaria Lasallista as a food engineer in 1997. In 1999 she took a diploma in food science and technology at t...

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    Fabián Gómez Gutiérrez

    Founder and CEO Frubana

    Fabian is an industrial engineer from the Universidad de Los Andes with emphasis on finance and organization. He is the founder and CEO of Frubana...

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    Bernardo Vargas Gibsone

    CEO, ISA

    In July 2015 Mr. Vargas became the CEO of ISA, a leading multi-latin company focusing on three different businesses: Electric Power Transmission,...

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    Jose V. Gedeon

    Founder Cobre

    Jose is a professional in Finance and Business Analytics from the Wharton School. Jose is the founder of Cobre, a financial products marketpl...

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    Jorge Mario Velásquez

    CEO, Grupo Argos

    Jorge Mario Velásquez Jaramillo was born in Bogotá on June 7, 1960. He graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Antioquia School of Engineering and...

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    Mónica Saggioro Leal

    Founder Maya Capital

    Monica is a Marketing professional from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing and has a Master's in Business Administration from Harvard B...

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    Juan Carlos Galindo

    CEO, OxoHotel

    Juan Carlos Galindo, CEO of OxoHotel, has succeeded in positioning the company as one of the leading hotel operators in Colombia under the motto "...

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    Hernán Barrón

    General Manager ADM Colombia, Ecuador & Venezuela

    Agricultural engineer with more than twenty years of experience in the agro-industrial sector. He has worked at ADM since 2007, where he has carri...

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    Andrés Alvarado

    CEO, Abacus

    Before becoming CEO and Founder of Abacus, he was an executive in the investment banking industry in New York and Bogotá. He has a master’s degree...

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    Fernando Núñez Miller

    CEO Colombia Sovena

    He completed his school years in Madrid at Retamar School and Estudio School. He later graduated from the Universidad CEU San Pablo and the Univer...

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    Michael Seibel

    Y Combinator CEO and Partner

    He is a political science graduated from Yale University. Seibel was CEO of Justin.tv (2006-2011) and Socialcam (2011-2014). In 2014 he joined Y C...

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