Herb Ouida is Program Developer at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he focuses on international business programs for businesses. He has 20 years of experience in international business development with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the World Trade Centers Association. Herb’s role at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ranged from an attorney handling litigation and employee personnel matters, to international business development management positions. During his tenure at the Port Authority, he also managed a city agency responsible for ground transportation regulation at the request of the Mayor of the City of New York. In 1995, he began eight years of service as the Executive Vice president of the World Trade Centers Association.
Francisco Paschoal is Managing Partner at Fatto Consulting Ltda, where he provides consulting on business strategy, innovation, finance and distribution, as well as business and executive coaching. As the CEO of several international businesses over the last 20 years, he has solid experience in managing multi-cultural business environments with an emphasis in strategic planning, marketing and sales for business-to-business (B2B) companies, fast-growing businesses and turn-arounds, and family-owned businesses. Francisco has worked and lived in the U.S., Chile and Brazil, and studied in Brazil, the U.S. and France. He also has vast experience in all aspects of machine manufacturing, distribution and rental.
Maykool Lopez is Trade Commissioner and Director at PROCOMER in New York, where he identifies growing markets and niche opportunities for international vendors in the U.S. He focuses on creating strategic government and private partnerships to strengthen bilateral trade, developing go-to-market strategies, and providing market research to medium- and large-sized companies. As a strategist, marketer and business leader, Maykool has 15 years of experience helping companies rapidly penetrate global markets – including Central America, Caribbean, North America and Asia – by leveraging his knowledge of several channels and verticals through business intelligence and supply chain linkages.
Marco Emrich is a senior executive with over thirty years of experience and success in achieving operational results and business growth objectives within start-up, turnaround, and globally-focused and established organizations.