About Us

Founded in 2003,  Portada is the leading networking solutions platform for dynamic tech, marketing and media companies targeting consumers through cultural insights and passion points in the Americas.

Portada members receive top business leads through a guaranteed amount of annual meetings with brand marketing executives. In addition, members obtain best-in-class advertising and PR services through Portada media (events, digital-social and magazine)  with an audited reach of more than 120,000 marketing, tech and media executives.

Mission

Portada's mission is to help professionals in Business and Marketing understand and reach consumers in the U.S as well as in Latin America. Our teams is based in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Credibility is our biggest asset: The Portada team is very passionate about producing high-quality independent content that helps drive forward Business and Marketing throughout the Americas.

 

Portada Council System members are senior brand executives that share their enthusiasm for innovation in Marketing, Tech and Media throughout the Americas. Their input drives Portada's content and networking platform.

Portada Team


Marcos Baer

Marcos Baer

President

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.

Janet Grynberg

Janet Grynberg

Passion Point Editor

Janet has worked as editor and translator since 2013. After graduating with honors when receiving her Bachelor's Degree in English literature, she began working as a book reviewer for Expansión, the leading business magazine in Mexico. She has also worked as editor of young adult literature for publishing houses like Planeta and Penguin, and she's the author of a book of short stories. She's in the process of getting her MA in English at McGill University. Her interests include arts, good food, and her 8 pets.

Mark Browne

Mark Browne

Tech and Marketing Editor

Mark A. Browne is Portada's Marketing Innovation Editor. He is a bilingual (English-Spanish) writer, media relations manager, and content creation professional with an established record providing journalism, copywriting and analytical content services to major publishers, PR agencies and businesses in the United States, Latin America and Europe. His award-winning career as a reporter and editor includes daily and weekly newspaper experience and freelance writing for major print and online publications.

Trip Barrett

Trip Barrett

Travel Marketing Board Chair

Trip Barrett is Portada's Head of Travel and Hospitality Content. In this role, he leads an advisory board of marketing executives from the leading companies in the Americas. Trip is a Global Marketing, Brand Management and New Business Initiatives Leader with extensive experience in the Hospitality and Tourism, E-Commerce, and Entertainment Industries across Latin America, Asia and Europe in addition to the United States. Trip was with Starwood Hotels & Resorts for 13 years as Vice President of Brand Management for Latin America. He spent three years with Amazon as Director of International Business Development in Seattle, and eight years with the Walt Disney Company based in Mexico City, Miami, Buenos Aires and Hong Kong. He is an avid traveler and has lived and worked in 9 countries on 4 continents; He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Ximena Cassab Dietiker

Ximena Cassab Dietiker

Editor and Writer

Ximena is a Swiss-Mexican journalist based in Mexico City where she specialized in business, and travel topics. Graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), she has worked as an editor at the magazines Expansión , Aire and Accent, from Expansion Group. Currently she is working with different media in Spanish and English independently. She is a passionate traveler who does not miss the opportunity to see a new place in the world.

Isabel Ojeda

Isabel Ojeda

Operations & Marketing Manager

Isabel is a young and experienced professional with a demonstrated record of success in the management consulting industry. Passionate about marketing, sales, innovation, entrepreneurship and new business development, she holds a BA in International Relations and an MBA focused in Marketing, Strategic Planning and Operations.
In her free time, she loves learning new insights, sharing knowledge and creating great experiences with family and friends. She is a foodie, too!

Celeste Martorana

Celeste Martorana

Brand Relationship Manager

Celeste joined Portada’s team in 2013.Since then,she has been working as an editor for Portada’s English-language website andcompiling information for Portada’s Databases.  She moved to Buenos Aires to study Scientific, Technical and Literary Translation in English. She is currently living in the Belgrano neighborhood. Celeste is very outgoing and sociable. She enjoys travelling abroad, especially if she has the opportunity to meet new people and put her English skills into practice.

Lillian Quiroga

Lillian Quiroga

Brand, Speaker, Event Coordinator

Graduated from Universidad Anahuac Mexico, Lillian is passionate about event organization, public relations and customer service. She obtained a diploma by IMPULSA’s "Leadership in Social Commitment" program, also by Universidad Anahuac. Lillian is an adventurous person who likes to discover new places and challenges every day. She likes to share her experiences and spread her positive energy to cheer up others. She always tries to improve as a person and to share moments and knowledge with everyone around her.

Michelle Lopez

Michelle Lopez

Sales Coordinator

Michelle Lopez is an outgoing woman from Aguascalientes, Mexico. People find her to be an upbeat, self-motivated team player with excellent adaptation skills and a great sense of humor. For the past years she has worked in sales, telemarketing, and customer service in the marketing industry. Her passions include traveling, reading, movies and TV series.

Estefania Orozco

Estefania Orozco

Account and Marketing Coordinator

Passionate about solving problems, always with a positive attitude. She is in love with international studies, process development, and strategic planning; enjoys meeting new people, sharing ideas and philosophies. Her studies in International Affairs, Law, and Project Management help her appreciate differences between cultures and the power of diversity. Her positive and caring attitudes are contagious. She is an adrenaline junkie, a nature lover, and an empowerment enthusiast.

Job Mojica

Job Mojica

IT/Design

Job Mojica has over 12 years of experience in visual communication. He has worked with diverse types of clients, fulfilling their design needs from logos and brand design all the way to comprehensive marketing campaigns. He adds a minimalist and elegant style to each design, and he spends his free time watching cult films and listening to podcasts.

Abigail Arzac

Abigail Arzac

Graphic Design

Studied visual communication & design. She loves design, specially branding and packaging design. Abigail has been in charge of the design department with several clients and also in retail store product’s production. She enjoys working at home with her two cats and loves to play special attention to small details in design. She loves the beach and traveling to places where she can enjoy nature and also loves filming and making videos about her travels with her husband.

Portada

USA: 136 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016
MX: Varsovia 36, 12th Floor, CDMX, 06600

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