With determination to drive the expansion of Thinking Heads Americas, as of October 1st, Luis Gallardo has been established as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors.
“Luis Gallardo is the perfect person to direct the expansion of Thinking Heads in the U.S. and Latin America. His multinational experience creating brands and strategic communication and marketing programs with global impact is unique and truly impressive,” notes Daniel Romero-Abreu, Founder and President of Thinking Heads Group.
Luis Gallardo will be building the capacities needed to win the confidence of a potential of US $ 2.5 billion market, including in-person, digital, literary and trending content, aspiring to turn Thinking Heads into a Thought Leadership Hub on a global scale through the development and exploitation of its unique model for managing personal positioning.
The Board of Directors of Thinking Heads Americas also features prominent personalities from the world of finance in Miami such as José Castellano, director of Pioneer Investments; Eduardo Rabassa, director of Amrop Seeliger and Conde US; as well as Eric Bergasa, partner at Tagua Capital; Alex Blochtein, international manager of Nortek; Pete Pizarro, CEO at Whitney International University Systems; Ignasi Puig, CEO at SCPF America; Gustavo Cisneros and Steven Bandel, President and Vice President of Cisneros.
For the past two years, Luis Gallardo has been acting president for consumption and brand marketing at Burson-Marsteller for EMEA, as well as Director of Global Brand Strategy at BAV Consulting, both companies in the Young & Rubicam group. From 2004 to 2012 Luis Gallardo was Global CMO at Deloitte, where he directed brand, marketing and communication strategy in more than 150 countries. Luis is also a counsellor for tech and entertainment start-ups such as Webrand, Shore and Hollywood Domino.
He is the author of, Brands & Rousers, The Holistic System to Foster High Performing Businesses, Brands & Careers, which was awarded the Axiom silver medal as the best marketing book in the world in 2013. Luis Gallardo holds an MBA from IMD in Switzerland, and a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Lancaster in the United Kingdom.