juan almeida

juan almeida

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Name: juan almeida
Organization: dosmargaritas functional foods (dmff)
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Title: ceo & founder
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SUMMARY Engineer, MBA Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, with proven sales abilities in private and public sector in consumer, manufacturing and construction industries. Experienced professional in new project development. Strategic business vision and proven ability to seize market opportunities. Persuasive and able to coordinate and generate results from multidisciplinary teams. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PARTICIPANT – GOODCOMPANY VENTURE ACCELERATOR 2013 Selected to form part of a group of 12 companies in Philadelphia participating in GCV Accelerator program. The prestigious program includes: 12 weeks of business consulting, the Investor Day, and follow-up on investment opportunities. PARTICIPANT - AGORA PARTNERSHIPS IMPACT ACCELERATOR 2013 Selected to form part of a group of 30 entrepreneurs in Latin America participating in the Agora Accelerator program. The program includes: Entrepreneur Retreat, business consulting, the Investor Conference, and follow-up on investment opportunities. FOUNDER AND CEO - dosmargaritas functional foods (dmff) s.a. 2007-2013 Company develops, produces and markets healthy functional foods. Developed two functional snacks with quinoa as the main ingredient. Raised startup and venture capital, implemented production line for innovative products. Oversee operations and legal representation of company. SALES MANAGER - NOVODISEÑO CIA. LTDA 2005-2007 Company markets laminated flooring under the Pergo Brand. Increased annual sales of company by 125%. CONSULTANT - GLOBAL CONSULTING PROJECT WHARTON UNIVERSITY-UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBÁÑEZ 2003 Project involved feasibility study for US market entry of a Latin American real estate developer. Focus was on US latino market. EDUCATION 2002-2003 Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Chile MBA 1997 University of Toronto - Canada Project Management 1987-1995 Universidad Católica del Ecuador Engineering PERSONAL INFORMATION DOB: March 27, 1969 Ecuadorian Married Languages: Spanish and English Interests: Creating value in business, Reading, Jogging, Soccer and Prayer.

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May 24, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Food, Food security, Sustainable development, Wellness

Our company develops and sells functional snacks; these are snack products that provide tangible health benefits to our customers. We have developed a cereal bar with quinoa as its main ingredient and we aim to create a social, economic and nutritional impact by selling our products to the end user.

Apr 18, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Food, Food security, Rural development, Wellness

Our company develops and sells functional snacks; these are snack products that provide tangible health benefits to our customers. We have developed a cereal bar with quinoa as its main ingredient and we aim to create a social, economic and nutritional impact by selling our products to the end user.

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