William has more than 15 years of experience in strategic business development, visioning, positioning and implementation.
He specializes in identifying strategic global business opportunities in order to generate revenue, requiring him to maintain key relationships, negotiate and close business deals, in roles with set financial targets. Originally from Venezuela and having lived for many years in Caracas, New York, Boston, Helsinki, Eindhoven and now Madrid, William is currently responsible for the Department of Corporate Relations at IE. Previously he was the CCO of StudyPortals in the Netherlands, the leading international study choice platform, bringing transparency to the wealth of study opportunities around the world.
In previous roles he led the Department of International Development at IE, developing the IE centers and offices around the world. He has a broad experience in Asia, Middle East and Africa, where he spent several years leading IE operations and business development in the region.
William is completely at ease with international business practices, having known and worked with people from diverse countries and cultures.
William speaks at numerous conferences on a yearly basis and conducts business presentations with extensive audiences around the world, providing for energetic, lively discussions.
William has undergraduate studies in Computer Engineering, an International Master in Business Administration from IE Business School in Madrid, and a Master in International Relation from The Fletcher School at Tufts University in Boston.