Like many wine aficionados, José Manuel Ortega Gil-Fournier wondered what it would be like to bottle his own varietal. To turn his dream into a reality, the Spanish-born investment banker left his successful career to start his own vineyard.
Sitting in a dingy Internet café in a strange city and paying in 15-minute increments to use a computer is no traveler’s idea of fun. After backpacking through 23 European countries, Argentine-born Diego Saez-Gil knew there had to be a better alternative.
Watch a presentation and panels on Argentina's economic outlook and case studies on innovation in the country's private sector. ... Play Video
Representatives of the private sector in Argentina gathered to debate future opportunities and innovation in the country at AS/COA on November 5. The event was the first international one for Argencon, a private member organization that works to develop Argentina’s export services industry as one of the key global players in creating value for clients worldwide.
Manuel Aguirre, Managing Director Latam, CH2M Hill
Roberto Alexander, President, IBM Argentina
Roberto Alvarez Roldan, Former Regional Executive, Accenture; President, ARGENCON
Mariano Dolhare, President, Hewlett-Packard Company, Argentina
Sergio Kaufman, President, Accenture Argentina
Gabriel Martino, President, HSBC Argentina
Sebastian Mocorrea, Vice President, IBM Latin America
The minister examined Argentina's recent economic history and spoke about the country's potential. ... Play Video
Minister of Economy and Finance Axel Kicillof explained the country's current economic slowdown is due in part to external factors. Kicillof underscored the need to drive internal demand and increase formal jobs.