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Back to Space…Now to Disrupt the Global Mobile Market

A couple of years ago, I shared with you the exciting news of Cisneros’ investment in AST & Science, a satellite manufacturer founded by space industry pioneer Abel Avellan. As a fellow countryman from my beloved Venezuela and as a space enthusiast myself, I was thrilled to hear of Abel’s penchant for designing a satellite […]

Babson College Honors My Father with an Honoris Causa Degree in Law

I am so proud of the Honoris Causa my father Gustavo received at his Alma Mater. I thought it would be nice to share his blog with my readers. I’m pleased to announce that Babson College, my Alma Mater, recently honored me with a honoris causa degree in law at its centennial anniversary celebration. This recognition has not only […]

Back to Space

Ever since I was a young girl growing up in Caracas, I have been fascinated with satellites and space. My interest began in the mid-90s when I tagged along on a trip with my father to meet all of our local partners in South America. This was not only the first time I had traveled […]

Endeavor Miami Annual Gala

Our fourth annual Endeavor Miami Gala, held Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at the Faena Forum, brought more than 350 entrepreneurs, business leaders and supporters to honor Salim Ismail and to celebrate Endeavor Miami’s entrepreneurs’ (pictured above) successes. We were thrilled to have our work recognized during the VIP cocktail reception by Miami-Dade County, declaring October […]

Daring To Be Positive: A Commencement Speech by Gustavo Cisneros

My father, Gustavo, had the honor of delivering the University of Miami School of Administration and Engineering commencement address while also receiving an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities. It was wonderful to see my father’s lifetime achievements recognized through the Honorary Degree and great fun hearing  him address the graduating class.  What follows is his speech – filled […]

Can a Conglomerate Be Nimble?

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at the Yale School of Management as part of the Becton Distinguished lecture series. It was an honor to share my thoughts with such an impressive group of graduate students as well as with Dean Edward “Ted” Synder  and my host and interviewer Tim Collins. What […]

Finding the Right Balance: The Global Impact of Business

There are leaders we look up to, causes we care about, foundations we support.