Portada Announces Brand New Council System, Members to Meet at Portada Miami April 18-19!

Portada Council System members are more than 50 senior executives that share their enthusiasm about Marketing, Tech and Media in the Americas. Their input drives Portada's content and networking platform. Portada Miami on April 18 and 19 in the brand new Hotel EAST, will be a stellar setting for the different Council units first in-person meetings. Committee members will dive deep to find cutting-edge solutions for marketing and media's most imminent issues. Most Council System members are also available for one-on-one meetings with attendees of Portada Miami who are Premium Level Ticket holders.

The Five Units of Portada's Council System:

A committee of brand marketing executives that target consumers through cultural insights and passion points throughout the Americas.

Maria Albrecht, Hispanic Markets Lead Marketer, Rent-A-Center
Patricia Aragón, Digital Marketing Director, L'Oreal Mexico
Margie Bravo,  Marketing Multicultural Champion, Coffee Mate, Nestle
Natalie Bursztin, Marketing Director, Totto
José Camargo, E-Commerce Subdirector, Best Buy Mexico
Angel Carmona, Regional Marketing Manager, Wilson Latin America
Marie Casmir Fallon, Director of Media, Brand Strategy, Comcast
Marissa Fernandez, Director, Marketing Strategy and Fan Development, NFL
Manny Gonzalez, Senior Director-Multicultural, Moet-Hennessy USA
Carlos Leal, Senior Marketing Manager, Latin America, Abbott Laboratories
Kerina Mora,  Marketing Coordinator, Allstate Insurance
Iker Palazuelos Atolini, Salomon Latam, Brand Manager
John Sandoval, Senior Brand and Latino Marketing Manager, Intuit
Ana Soto, National Media Manager, JC Penney
Cesar Taveras, Digital MArketing Manager, Rosetta Stone

Additional major brand marketing executives will be added in the next few weeks.


A committee of senior media buying executives that use passion points and cultural insights to target consumers.

Jose Bello, Total Market, Senior Director, Hearts & Science
Dana Bonkowski, SVP Multicultural Lead, Starcom
Darcy Bowe, SVP, Media Director, Starcom
Ana Crandell, Group Account Director, OMD Multicultural
Karina Dobarro, VP Managing Director Multicultural Brand Strategy, Horizon Media
Ronald Mendez, Managing Partner Multicultural Lead, MediaCom
Michael Roca, Director Total Market Strategy, Procter & Gamble, Hearts & Science
David Queamante, SVP Media Director, UM Worldwide
Isabella Sanchez, VP-Media Integration, Zubi Advertising
Garth Tiedje, SVP Director Video Investment, Horizon Media
Vilma Vale-Brennan, Managing Partner & Client Lead, Wavemaker

Additional executives of major U.S. and Latin American media buying agencies  will be added in the next few weeks.

A highly regarded group of marketing executives that share their enthusiasm about travel and hospitality services as key passion points to engage consumers.

Jennifer Adams, Managing Director-Integrated Marketing, American Airlines
Ricardo Casco, Global Sales and Integrated Marketing Strategies, Avis Budget Group
Pablo Chiozza, SVP USA, Canada & Caribbean, ‎Latam Airlines Group
Alan Duggan,  ‎Regional VP Business Development ,The Americas, ‎Meliá Hotels
Roberto Muñóz, VP, Strategic Partnerships and Loyalty, AeroMexico
José Luis Pérez Rodríguez, Head, Marketing Performance, Volaris
Luis Perillo, VP, Sales & Marketing, Caribbean & Latin America, Hilton
Angel de la Tijera V. Top Accounts Commercial Head Mexico & Latin America, ‎American Express
Alvaro Valeriani, Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing Latin America & Caribbean, ‎Hyatt Hotels Corporation

A group of senior brand marketing executives that are very passionate about the strength of soccer and sports content throuhout the Americas

John Alvarado, VP Brand Marketing, Crown Imports
Shawn Bryant, Managing Director, Intel Sports
Ward Bullard, Board Chair of Athletics Department, Stanford University
Ed Horne, EVP, Endeavor Global Marketing, Endeavor
Jorge Inda Meza, Marketing Director West Region (CA, NW, AZ, Hawaii), Anheuser- Busch
Daniel Keats, Director Consumer Marketing-Sponsorships, Allstate Insurance
Michael Neuman, EVP, Managing Partner, Horizon Media
Felix Palau, VP Marketing, Heineken
Mike Tasevski, Vice President, North America Sponsorships, MasterCard

Additional major sports marketing executives will be added in the next few weeks.

The Council of the Americas is the unit with the highest hierarchical order in Portada's Council System. Members are highly regarded C-level executives.

Members to be announced soon!

Portada's Council membership is an exclusive by invitation only experience. Members are selected from an elite group of brand marketing, tech and media thought leaders.To find out more about how Portada's content and networking platform can help your brand's marketing objectives, please contact Portada Sales Manager Isabel Ojeda.

Marcos Baer @MarcosBaer

Marcos oversees editorial and sales. He is based in Portada's NYC headquarters. Prior to launching Portada in 2003, Marcos worked in both the media and finance sectors. He occupied leading roles at the Spanish edition of The Wall Street Journal, in Spain’s newspaper Cinco Dias and at SwissRe. He is an MBA, and a CFA. Marcos is a print junkie and also loves all things digital media. He also is passionate about everything related to New York City and loves to play tennis.


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