Mario Romero is the managing director of the Impact Hub in Mexico City. He is fluent in all aspects of business management, business development, business innovation, strategic planning and social impact and regularly advises corporations on innovation-related projects for commercial and social impact opportunities. Practice Focus Mr. Romero focuses his practice on general business development, corporate innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives, as well as product and services design and development. He also develop and manage the strategic partnerships with major local and global entrepreneurship programs, organizations and government institutions, identifying valuable opportunities for startups and entrepreneurs and to foster a global entrepreneurial ecosystem. He also advises clients on innovation planning and technological trends. Additionally, Mr. Romero leads the SUM Foundation efforts to include more people in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, developing social impact programs and managing the funding efforts to implement them. Main activities. Planning, developing and maintaining commercial relations. Strategic partnerships management Product and services design considering the customer’s needs. Advises on corporate innovation strategies. Provides assistance in the elaboration of strategies Advises on the implementation of startup engagement strategies for global companies Handled major projects involving open innovation. Mr. Romero has 9 years of experience designing and developing strategic projects for corporations, startups and NGOs. His areas of expertise includes Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Change Management, Strategic HR (Internal Communications, Talent Management, Organizational Development, HR Strategic Alignment), Leadership, among others. He is always looking for opportunities to create something new and have a positive impact in the world.