Managing Director and founder of Laspainc Consulting. Assisting companies in the United States and abroad in entering or expanding into markets throughout North America, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Offering new product, business development, market research, feasibility studies, market analysis and selection, market entry strategy, international lead generation, partner search, brand development, overseas marketing, promotion, public relations, product launch and trade show support services programs in the Continental US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Founder of The i-LAB Startup Foundation which provides support in the areas of academic outreach, venture capital engagement, workforce development, connecting business and government, and cross border collaboration focused on improving consumer experience through disruptive innovation. A program to incubate the creation of more than 100 startups a year.