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Omar is an experienced guy who has worked as marketing director for multinational companies like Anheuser-Busch and International Meal Company, running business in Mexico and LATAM markets as Brazil and Argentina. In 2012 he founded Yellowpath Digital Branding, a digital marketing agency focused on developing digital strategies for MiPyMEs. He is the commercial director of Entre Smart Business, a business accelerator certified by INADEM. Since 2014 he has been professor of ITESM campus Aguascalientes and San Luis Potosí. He had led Startup Grind chapters in La Paz and San Luis Potosí and now in Aguascalientes. He is currently leading a project named Wellnie, which is an entrepreneurship platform for wellness startups.
Pablo is an entrepreneur that has participated professionally in different areas. Lawyer by education, he has been involved in international franchising, real estate consulting, business logistics, and technology development in government. He is founder of Grupo CREA, a company dedicated to business development and Startups via alternative investment mechanisms. Currently he is operatng CREA Muebles, Mexico’s bigest RTA furniture online store and developing INTRINNO the first OI platform in Latin America. He founded Startup Grind Mexico; now he is Director of Startup Grind Latam and he participates actively in the organization and development of the Startups and Investors community in Mexico with emphasis on creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Monterrey that provides opportunities on a regional level to latinamerican entrepreneurs. He is also a contributing writer for Forbes Magazine.