Martin Acosta

Founder & CEO, Inalproces/Kiwa

Martin is the Founder and CEO of Inalproces and launched the KIWA brand in 2010.  KIWA products are now sold in over 15 countries and have won several international awards on innovation and corporate social responsibility.  Previously, Martin worked for Aureos Capital, a private equity fund in focused in emerging markets and as a consultant for USAID, SNV & World Business Council for Sustainable Development, TNT & United Nations World Food Programme, and several small and medium-sized companies in Ecuador.    He has also advised wealthy families on investments since 2001.  He also created and then sold Bikecuador and AVE travel agency, managed a business incubator and worked as a Professor at USFQ.  He currently serves in the Board of BASC (C-TPAT) in Ecuador and in the past has served as a Member of the Board for Agrotropical, Analytica Securities and NESST in Ecuador.  Martin participated as a panelist on behalf of the private sector at the 1st Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico in 2014.  INSEAD MBA, London School of Economics MSc, Wharton School of Business Diploma in Wealth Management, Kalamazoo College & USFQ B.A. in Economics and Business.