Rafael de Cárdenas

MBA y Sloan Fellow of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Graduate in Business Administration by Universidad Autónoma, Madrid. Rafael is the founder and CEO of Hotchalk International and Chief Academic Officer in HotChalk Inc. in Silicon Valley. He has 20 years of experience in the creation, direction, and management of international companies. He was President of Innovation and Global Products and Manager for International Markets at GrupoSM, an international educational publisher, where he conducted operations in several countries. He previously founded and directed GrupoSM operations in Argentina. At the beginning of his career, Rafael worked in Arthur Andersen, auditing companies of the power sector, and founded two non-profit organizations. He teaches the Leadership and Emerging Markets course in Munich Business School. He is a member of the ASIECO Junta and a Student Advisor at MIT.