Speaker Profiles

Guest Speakers

Carolina Arriagada Peters - Head of EMEA & Latin America, London & Partners
London & Partners (L&P) is the official promotional organization for London that connects international businesses to the 'World's Capital of Business', helping them set up, grow and succeed. It is funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the private sector. Its mission is to attract, accelerate and ignite engagement with foreign and local business so they contribute to London's future.

Andy Gill - Head of Consulting, Professional Development, Brathay Trust
Brathay has been a center of excellence for the delivery of innovative professional and personal development since 1946. The professional development team offers solutions with quantifiable results, creating purpose-designed programs in three key areas:

  • Leadership
  • Development
  • Organization

Marco Protano - Professor of Marketing & Strategy
27-year proven management track record building brand equity-driven businesses within Fortune 500 including First National Bank of Boston, RJR Nabisco, Bristol Myers Squibb. For private clients, he has advised on the building and managing of brands as well as the solving of complex marketing challenges across multiple sectors including high tech, health care, eCommerce and luxury goods. Entrepreneurially, Marco also co-conceived, co-launched, grew and later sold two ventures in eCommerce and FMCG.

Marco was voted Professor of the Year by multiple programs in 2012, 2011 and 2007. He has 25 years experience training and developing executives, MBAs as well as undergraduate students on five continents. Marco graduated with a BS in Business Administration (1985) from Northeastern University and earned his MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.