Lisa Besserman is the founder of Startup Buenos Aires, a community organization aimed to inspire, support, and connect startups and entrepreneurship in Buenos Aires and around the globe. Previously, she was the director of operations for AirKast, a mobile application development company where managed the engineering teams and Fortune 500 clients, while leading the launch of over 4,000 mobile applications. Under Ms. Besserman's leadership, the user experience was transformed by incorporating social media capabilities into new and existing apps. She started her international career in Tokyo, Japan as a foreign sales and marketing director for Aeon Corporation. Ms. Besserman has worked with charities in Nepal, Haiti, Uganda, Japan and New York and she is an active leader in the NYC and Buenos Aires Startup communities. She has been featured in "This Book is About Travel", was named a "Rising Star of Startups," and is a member of Women's International Leadership Association. Ms. Besserman has mentored at The Next Web Latin America Conference, various Startup Weekends, and led a panel at Internet Week NY 2013.