José is a native German speaking marketing and market intelligence professional with 20+ years international exposure working for top multinational companies. Being Austrian-Guatemalan by birth, José has lived and worked in the USA, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Austria and the Netherlands.
With a degree in plant sciences from the USA, José went on to discover the analytical side of marketing and market research and completed a master’s degree in marketing management in the UK. He has worked since in consulting roles both agency and client side, in business development and set up new multicultural teams as market intelligence expert across a variety of industries and countries. He has experienced first-hand the direct and measurable impact cultural competencies can have on organizations. As a trained learning and development, e-learning and organizational behavior specialist, his mission is to help organizations improve performance by increasing individual effectiveness.
Married with two children, he now lives in the Netherlands.
José speaks fluent German, English, and Spanish.