WHO IS JUAN VERDE?


WHO IS JUAN VERDE?


JUAN'S VISION

Juan Verde aspires to be one of the most important voices in promoting and implementing strategies and projects based on the sustainable-economy model. He also seeks to instill in companies, institutions and governments the importance of innovation, constant change and advocating for an entrepreneurial spirit as a key driving force behind competitiveness. His end goal is for us to understand that, as a society, we can reduce our environmental impact, all while boosting economic and social profits.

ABOUT JUAN VERDE

Corporate and Government Strategist, Advocate for a Green Economy, Global Leader (Leader in sustainable economic development).

Juan Verde is an internationally renowned strategist for both the private and public sectors ​designing innovative strategies to attract investments, accelerate economic development, and establish strategic alliances. He also specializes in economic sustainable development.

Within the corporate sector, Mr. Verde serves and/or has served as a consultant for a variety of prestigious companies such as Google, Cisco, SAS, and Banco Santander in the United States. He has also collaborated with institutions such as the Inter-American Development Bank, Harvard University, and the World Bank. Within the political arena, Mr. Verde has worked with some of today's most relevant political figures such as former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former vice president Al Gore, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and former Secretary of State John Kerry. In the public sector, he has worked with the governments of Lithuania, Gibraltar, and the United States, as well as numerous governors and mayors in Latin America.

Mr. Verde was appointed by President Barack Obama as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia at the US Department of Commerce where he led the department's efforts to solve trade policy and market access issues faced by US firms seeking to grow their business operations in Europe and Eurasia. In addition, he was responsible for developing and recommending policies and programs in regards to US economic and commercial relations with 52 countries in both Europe and Eurasia.

Other milestones and noteworthy achievements in Mr. Verde’s career include his role in founding and presiding over the American Chamber of Commerce in the Canary Islands as well as his time served as International Trade Adviser for the Department of Commerce during former President Bill Clinton's second term.

As a driver of social initiatives and a leader in the political world, Juan Verde was a founder and key participant of former Vice President Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project and helped create its Spain and Argentina branches. Verde currently presides over the Advanced Leadership Foundation a Washington D.C. foundation which seeks to promote and develop the next generation of business, social and political leaders.

Juan Vede holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University. Mr. Verde was also elected to the Alumni Board of Directors at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and served as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fellow.

Currently Juan Verde and his family split their time between the United States and Spain. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hiking, and is also an avid marathon runner.

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Juan Verde's children, Allegra and Juan Jr., with former US President Barack Obama


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Juan and his parents with former US President Barack Obama


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Juan enjoys outdoor activities such as horseback riding

LATEST CLIENTS

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CONFERENCES


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INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP AND AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: Innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit as keys to competitiveness in the 21st century

"The best way to boost competitiveness and survive is to constantly innovate. Innovation is no longer an option. It's a must."

- Juan Verde

The world is an increasingly globalized place. This globalization means we must constantly redefine business models to adapt to consumers' changing needs.

In this speech, Juan Verde talks about his vision regarding the importance of innovation at companies as the key to economic growth and business competitiveness, the relevance of an entrepreneurial spirit as the driving force behind innovation, and the role that the entrepreneur should play within the organization.

As a result of his experience as founder, majority shareholder, executive and consultant for several companies and institutions all over the world, Verde points out the keys for any company or institution to claim a position on an increasingly competitive market.

CONTACT

SUSTAINABILITY, CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND A TRANSITION TOWARD A NEW ECONOMIC MODEL. Green Economy: A great business and investment opportunity

"We are witnessing unprecedented growth in the use of green technology and innovation, which will lead to historic business and investment opportunities for companies that know how to make the most of the moment. We'll be more ecological, not just because it's ethical and the right thing to do, but especially because of the huge economic opportunity and competitive advantage it poses."

- Juan Verde

We are now in the midst of a transition toward a reduced-emissions economy and society. This is causing a massive, unprecedented explosion in the development of innovation and clean technologies. This creates huge business, development and investment opportunities for companies, institutions, governments, entrepreneurs, etc.

With his vast experience in the public and private sectors, his consulting record with prestigious companies and organizations all over the world, as well as his work with former United States Vice-President Al Gore and several multilateral entities, Juan Verde brings his unique vision of where to find fresh business and investment opportunities in this new strategic sector of the economy. We must be prepared for the fourth industrial revolution in sustainability as a source of future profitability.

CONTACT
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INTERNATIONALIZATION, EXPORTATION AND GLOBAL ECONOMY STRATEGIES: Why Your Company Should Be Looking for New Markets Outside the Country and Business Opportunities in the United States.

"Internationalization is within reach of every company, but not without first carrying out a process of analysis and preparation. Nowadays, internationalization is more of a necessity than an option, since creating projects that can be adapted to different markets is mandatory."

- Juan Verde

In this talk, Juan Verde highlights his experience as Deputy Secretary of Commerce for Europe during Barack Obama's administration, and before that as international trade consultant for President Clinton, when he consulted for several companies and governments.

Along with extensive knowledge from his long career as a consultant in internationalization processes for several companies like Santander Bank in the United States, Cisco, Microsoft and ABB, and organizations including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, these experiences enable him to provide a broad vision on how and why you should internationalize your company.

CONTACT

OBAMA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: Lessons and best practices applicable to the business world or organizations undergoing change.

"The USA led the 20th-century world economy because they led innovation. Today, the competition is more intense, the challenge is more difficult, which is why the country leading the innovation race in the 21st century will also lead the world economy...!" 

- Barack Obama

Barack Obama's political campaign was selected by Forbes Magazine as the best company in the world. This was mainly a result of implementing innovative communication and marketing strategies to reach voters, as well as the unique organizational management model. This was all possible thanks to the disruptive, transformative use of new technologies and big data.

The key points offered in this speech can be applied to any kind of institution or company seeking to improve its competitiveness and spur higher growth.

As a political and business consultant, Juan Verde has worked on fourteen political campaigns, and was International Co-Director of President Obama's Reelection Campaign. With all the experience gained in this field, and based on analysis of Obama's two campaigns, this conference delves into the keys to the innovative, highly successful strategy that Obama used, and of which he was a part.

CONTACT
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ADVANCED LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION


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The Advanced Leadership Foundation is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington D.C. that operates in 10 different countries. Its purpose is to encourage and promote development of future business, political and social agents through internships, leadership summits, trade missions, trainings, seminars and conferences, along with executive programs all around the globe.

With its trade mission program, the Foundation connects domestic and international governments, companies and leaders. This initiative aims to promote investments to boost economic development and improve bilateral trade relations between regions, cities and institutions.

Since its beginnings, the organization has directly empowered and trained over 10,000 leaders in different countries.

VISIT OUR FOUNDATION'S WEBSITE
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JUAN'S VISION

Juan Verde aspires to be one of the most important voices in promoting and implementing strategies and projects based on the sustainable-economy model. He also seeks to instill in companies, institutions and governments the importance of innovation, constant change and advocating for an entrepreneurial spirit as a key driving force behind competitiveness. His end goal is for us to understand that, as a society, we can reduce our environmental impact, all while boosting economic and social profits.

ABOUT JUAN VERDE

Corporate and Government Strategist, Advocate for a Green Economy, Global Leader (Leader in sustainable economic development).

Juan Verde is an internationally renowned strategist for both the private and public sectors ​designing innovative strategies to attract investments, accelerate economic development, and establish strategic alliances. He also specializes in economic sustainable development.

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Juan Verde's children, Allegra and Juan Jr., with former US President Barack Obama

Within the corporate sector, Mr. Verde serves and/or has served as a consultant for a variety of prestigious companies such as Google, Cisco, SAS, and Banco Santander in the United States. He has also collaborated with institutions such as the Inter-American Development Bank, Harvard University, and the World Bank. Within the political arena, Mr. Verde has worked with some of today's most relevant political figures such as former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former vice president Al Gore, the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and former Secretary of State John Kerry. In the public sector, he has worked with the governments of Lithuania, Gibraltar, and the United States, as well as numerous governors and mayors in Latin America.

Mr. Verde was appointed by President Barack Obama as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia at the US Department of Commerce where he led the department's efforts to solve trade policy and market access issues faced by US firms seeking to grow their business operations in Europe and Eurasia. In addition, he was responsible for developing and recommending policies and programs in regards to US economic and commercial relations with 52 countries in both Europe and Eurasia.

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Juan and his parents with former US President Barack Obama

Other milestones and noteworthy achievements in Mr. Verde’s career include his role in founding and presiding over the American Chamber of Commerce in the Canary Islands as well as his time served as International Trade Adviser for the Department of Commerce during former President Bill Clinton's second term.

As a driver of social initiatives and a leader in the political world, Juan Verde was a founder and key participant of former Vice President Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project and helped create its Spain and Argentina branches. Verde currently presides over the Advanced Leadership Foundation a Washington D.C. foundation which seeks to promote and develop the next generation of business, social and political leaders.

Juan Vede holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University. Mr. Verde was also elected to the Alumni Board of Directors at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and served as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute fellow. Currently Juan Verde and his family split their time between the United States and Spain.

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Juan enjoys outdoor activities such as horseback riding

 

LATEST CLIENTS

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CONFERENCES


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INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP AND AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: Innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit as keys to competitiveness in the 21st century

"The best way to boost competitiveness and survive is to constantly innovate. Innovation is no longer an option. It's a must."

- Juan Verde

The world is an increasingly globalized place. This globalization means we must constantly redefine business models to adapt to consumers' changing needs.

In this speech, Juan Verde talks about his vision regarding the importance of innovation at companies as the key to economic growth and business competitiveness, the relevance of an entrepreneurial spirit as the driving force behind innovation, and the role that the entrepreneur should play within the organization.

As a result of his experience as founder, majority shareholder, executive and consultant for several companies and institutions all over the world, Verde points out the keys for any company or institution to claim a position on an increasingly competitive market.

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SUSTAINABILITY, CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND A TRANSITION TOWARD A NEW ECONOMIC MODEL. Green Economy: A great business and investment opportunity

"We are witnessing unprecedented growth in the use of green technology and innovation, which will lead to historic business and investment opportunities for companies that know how to make the most of the moment. We'll be more ecological, not just because it's ethical and the right thing to do, but especially because of the huge economic opportunity and competitive advantage it poses."

- Juan Verde

We are now in the midst of a transition toward a reduced-emissions economy and society. This is causing a massive, unprecedented explosion in the development of innovation and clean technologies. This creates huge business, development and investment opportunities for companies, institutions, governments, entrepreneurs, etc.

With his vast experience in the public and private sectors, his consulting record with prestigious companies and organizations all over the world, as well as his work with former United States Vice-President Al Gore and several multilateral entities, Juan Verde brings his unique vision of where to find fresh business and investment opportunities in this new strategic sector of the economy. We must be prepared for the fourth industrial revolution in sustainability as a source of future profitability.

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INTERNATIONALIZATION, EXPORTATION AND GLOBAL ECONOMY STRATEGIES: Why Your Company Should Be Looking for New Markets Outside the Country and Business Opportunities in the United States.

"Internationalization is within reach of every company, but not without first carrying out a process of analysis and preparation. Nowadays, internationalization is more of a necessity than an option, since creating projects that can be adapted to different markets is mandatory."

- Juan Verde

In this talk, Juan Verde highlights his experience as Deputy Secretary of Commerce for Europe during Barack Obama's administration, and before that as international trade consultant for President Clinton, when he consulted for several companies and governments.

Along with extensive knowledge from his long career as a consultant in internationalization processes for several companies like Santander Bank in the United States, Cisco, Microsoft and ABB, and organizations including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, these experiences enable him to provide a broad vision on how and why you should internationalize your company.

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OBAMA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: Lessons and best practices applicable to the business world or organizations undergoing change.

"The USA led the 20th-century world economy because they led innovation. Today, the competition is more intense, the challenge is more difficult, which is why the country leading the innovation race in the 21st century will also lead the world economy...!" 

- Barack Obama

Barack Obama's political campaign was selected by Forbes Magazine as the best company in the world. This was mainly a result of implementing innovative communication and marketing strategies to reach voters, as well as the unique organizational management model. This was all possible thanks to the disruptive, transformative use of new technologies and big data.

The key points offered in this speech can be applied to any kind of institution or company seeking to improve its competitiveness and spur higher growth.

As a political and business consultant, Juan Verde has worked on fourteen political campaigns, and was International Co-Director of President Obama's Reelection Campaign. With all the experience gained in this field, and based on analysis of Obama's two campaigns, this conference delves into the keys to the innovative, highly successful strategy that Obama used, and of which he was a part.

ADVANCED LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION


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The Advanced Leadership Foundation is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Washington D.C. that operates in 10 different countries. Its purpose is to encourage and promote development of future business, political and social agents through internships, leadership summits, trade missions, trainings, seminars and conferences, along with executive programs all around the globe.

With its trade mission program, the Foundation connects domestic and international governments, companies and leaders. This initiative aims to promote investments to boost economic development and improve bilateral trade relations between regions, cities and institutions.

Since its beginnings, the organization has directly empowered and trained over 10,000 leaders in different countries.

VISIT OUR FOUNDATION'S WEBSITE