Julio has had an extensive and broad career that started in computer science, programming and training and evolved into a number of executive positions in Fortune 500 companies including Wang Laboratories, Polaroid Corporation and Lexmark International.
His professional strengths reside in more than two decades of international business development activities in Latin America, including Mexico and Brazil and the Caribbean. In his various roles, he was responsible for setting business and product strategy, partner development, positioning, content development, marketing, particularly localization of messaging and communications to the field and the customers. In many occasions he interacted with members of the press, produced and directed events and created, conducted or directed training by other parties.
Julio possesses excellent communications and presentation skills and is fluent in English and Spanish with a working knowledge of Portuguese. He was awarded a Master in Science degree from Penn State University.
Shano’s career in the technology and printing solutions industry spans more than 20 years. Most recently Product Manager for Latin America Software at Lexmark International, Shano was responsible for managing software product lifecycles, regional sales planning and strategy, and new product transitioning.
With almost two decades of experience with Lexmark International, Shano has a vast understanding of the Latin American hardware market, achieving solid results in a variety of roles, including the implementation of corporate strategies, leading sales personnel training projects, and cultivating and leveraging key regional partnerships.
Prior to joining Lexmark, he was Project Manager for more than 5 years at IBM Argentina.
Shano is a graduate of the Thunderbird School of Global Management’s International M.B.A. program, and has taught as a teaching assistant for Production and Operations class at Thunderbird.