Leadership consultant and entrepreneur on purpose Washington DC, (USA)
Spaniard and American consultant and entrepreneur, dedicated to talent development, specialized in transformational leadership, storytelling, and change management. He is change management certified (Change Quest™ model) and team management certified (Peak Team Performance™ model) by the neuroscience expert Dr. Britt Andreatta. He is passionate about entrepreneurship with purpose.
He defines himself as a multipotentialite. He is currently exploring his IKIGAI, his life motto is the African life philosophy UBUNTU and he considers himself an eternal learner.
He was former director of global markets, for the Americas, Caribbean, and Spain at SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), the largest professional society in the world dedicated to HR professionals for three years.
Prior to SHRM he was senior regional manager at ATD (Association for Talent Development, formerly ASTD), where he managed international relations with Europe and Latin America for six years.
Prior to his role in ATD, Iñigo worked as director of sales and marketing at Fonexion USA, a European bluetooth and wireless accessories distributor, managing U.S. and Latin American operations. Before that, he was deputy director for AGRAGEX (the Spanish Farm Equipment and Irrigation Exporters Association) for 10 years in Bilbao, Spain. He extensively promoted farm equipment products, organizing trade shows and trade missions, and bringing entrepreneurs to more than 86 countries around the world.
He holds a BA in economics from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) and a diploma in economics from the University of Wolverhampton (UK), and has taken several doctorate courses in development economics at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao (Spain). He has taken several ATD training and coaching certificates. He regularly speaks at different L&D and HR conferences and workshops throughout Latin America and Europe. He holds SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) certification.
Last year, he became certified by CLICK-Institute’s (Washington DC) digital facilitator program and he is currently a faculty coach. In 2021, he has also finished a master's in entrepreneurship from Instituto Pensamiento Positivo in Madrid (Spain). He recently took a certificate for Mastermind success accelerator facilitation by The Success Alliance group (USA).
He is fluent in English, Spanish, and French, and is currently learning Portuguese, and one of his life goals is to reach the 100 countries’ doing business with and traveling to milestone soon.