When Esteban Torres and Enrique Santacruz started Fiweex in Asunción, Paraguay, in 2015, they knew that at some point they would have to offer their services in other countries if they wanted the company to grow and be profitable. That’s exactly what happened. The startup, which enables consumers to connect to WiFi in shops, hotels, and restaurants without the need of a … [Read more...] about Born global companies take center stage
Pablo M. García
Pablo M. Garcia is a long-experienced development economist. He is currently Director of the Institute for the Integration of Latin American and the Caribbean (INTAL) at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Previously, he was president of BICE (Argentinean Development Bank) and president of the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions (ALIDE). Previously, Pablo was Lead Economist at the IDB specializing in Foreign Trade and Investments. He oversaw the IDB's regional hub on foreign trade and investment issues for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. While at the hub, he led the design and execution of several projects related to export promotion, investment attraction, and trade in services. He has authored studies on international economy, trade in services, and export and investment promotion. Pablo holds a MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University, a MS in Economics from Di Tella University and a BA in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires.