- raising private capital
- pitch deck
- monetization strategy
- mergers & acquisitions
- product strategy
- user experience
- mobile transformation
- brand & communications
- optimization & turnaround
- global markets expansion
- strategic alliances
Passionate about the impact of technology and its speed of change in society, Luis is an experienced CEO, board member, product strategist, and operational executive for Fortune 500 and Startups.
He has successfully launched more than twenty global products in the consumer and business spaces and is a recognized expert on reinventing processes that are outdated or plagued with inefficiencies, creating scalable and efficient cloud-based solutions. He has been successful in driving operations as the executive in charge or indirectly as operating executive advisor and consultant.
He has taken companies from zero to one million users and upwards of 700 million users – monetized through licensing, subscriptions, transactional, or advertising business models across PC, mobile and cloud platforms. He has experience growing companies from zero to +$2M in annual revenues and up to $4B global P&L operations.
Luis is the founder and President at LJS Consulting, co-founder and Board member at Jobaline and has held international executive positions for Yahoo, Microsoft, GMI (acquired by WPP in 2011), Xerox and ABB. He also serves as a board advisor to the School of Business at the University of Washington Bothell, focusing on effective social entrepreneurship and systemic changes.
Luis is a frequent speaker at national and international events, covering topics regarding technology and society.
Co-founder & CEO, raised +$11 million in two rounds of private equity, taking the company from concept to sector leader serving Fortune 500 companies…(read more).
Executive Advisor for the Search Alliance. Streamlined operation and sustainable revenue growth in US, Turkey, Germany, Taipei and UK…(read more)
Co-founded the Office Live division taking it from conceptual design to implementation and reaching its first 2 million users in record time (now Office 365)…(read more)
Led the worldwide launch of 15 mobile products and streamlined global operations for product marketing and business development, increased user-base and profitability…(read more)
Executive Advisor for acquisition of Internet company resulting in fair market valuation of the assets in context of emerging mobile internet trends…(read more)
Executive advisor for product strategy refinement based on mobile, media and social internet trends – accelerated growth, increase in user retention and average….(read more)
Reinvented online market research and co-led the implementation of a cloud-based solution with 10x more capacity, positioning the company for a successful M&A…(read more)
Evaluating potential investments for their Fund III in the areas of mobile technologies, online businesses, and SaaS, as well as advising portfolio companies….(read more)
Refinement of go-to-market strategy and channel program for +500,000 resellers worldwide, delivering on double digit growth for 4 years in the $3B Global Mid-Market Division….(read more)
Expansion of operations in Latin America, resulting in +3X increase market share and revenue growth via strategic alliances and leveraged business models….(read more)
Overhaul of a team of 600 Customer Service and Field Technicians. Automation of logistics operations supporting a $100M operation in Latin America….(read more)
Expansion of operations, for the process automation division and pulp & paper automation division in Venezuela, Colombia and the Caribbean….(read more)