Mexican economist and former CNN financial news anchor in spanish
With almost 30 years as a journalist, 20 of which on screens throughout Latin America, Alberto Padilla is arguably not only the 1st, but also the most recognized and important economic and financial journalist on TV in Latin America.
He is a regular columnist in the most important print media in Latin America. Throughout his career, Padilla has interviewed the world's most recognized businessmen, from Bill Gates to Michael Dell, Larry Ellison and even Donald Trump, as well as the presidents of almost all Latin American countries as well as their finance ministers.
Padilla is frequently invited to moderate at the highest international economic forums, such as the World Economic Forum, and the APEC Asia Pacific Forum, where he moderated a panel with President Hu Jintao of China, and also at the IDB Annual Assembly among many others.
Alberto Padilla has the distinction of having given conferences in all the countries of the Americas including Brazil and the United States and even in Spain, giving his vision of the situation and political, social and economic perspective of Latin America. He currently directs the economic and financial daily program / blog / FBLive @ Alas5- ConAlbertoPadilla.
He is an active consultant in communication, media relations, political campaigns and crisis management.
He is the author of the book "The Sleeping Continent", published by the Debate label of the Penguin-RandomHouse publishing house
AAPP General Director at Telefonica, (2007/2018), Telecommunications Secretary of State (2002/2004),
Former CEO of Hewlett Packard
Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market
Expert in capital markets, private equity and rapid growth companies and Chairman at Newport Board Group