Fernando Rodriguez

Business Transformation, LATAM

Senior executive with deep expertise in communications & information technologies, finance, strategy and business development. Broad experience in international business and key vertical industries such as technology, higher education and telecom. Fernando brings to Natural Bridges Ventures more than 25 years leading multinational organizations and building high performance teams that leverage disruptive innovations to bring accelerated growth and value to customers and shareholders. Skilled at cultivating enduring customer relationships, connecting technology and business strategy, developing new business opportunities and bring innovative approaches to expand potential markets.

Fernando is a highly entrepreneurial manager with an open and dynamic style that combines with a profound passion for building high performance teams that consistently deliver exceptional results and challenge the status quo. Fernando has lead engineering teams, co-founded the largest technical training organization in Latin America, managed the internationalization strategy for one of the most prominent Latin America System Integrators--expanding to 17 countries and increasing revenue by over $70 M, and built and managed the private cloud for a large (>300,000 students) higher education group.

Fernando has been a guest speaker at international events such as Virtual Educa, Cisco Live, CANTO and CampusParty.

Fernando holds a BS in Systems Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela.

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