E.R. (McLean, VA) is a multicultural executive and entrepreneur with 17+ years of experience in building international relationships across USA, Latin America & Europe. For the past 3 years, she has led her own business development & market-entry strategy firm, providing trusted advisory services to blue chip clients around social-value-creation projects in complex, global environments, especially in the technology education industry. From 2006-2013, E.R. held increasingly responsible executive leadership positions at Everis, an NTT Data company and global multinational IT and business consulting firm. She was hand-picked by the global CEO to lead American operations. She successfully launched the social impact practice, landing key contracts and exceeding revenue estimates by 250% the first year, through a $5M IT transformation consulting contract. She holds a Master of Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid; an International MBA from Instituto de Empresa, Madrid; and two Executive Leadership Certificates in Transformational Leadership and Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University.