Why are you passionate about business models and business model innovation?
Read an HBR article in 2013 Why the lean Start-Up changes everything from STEVE BLANK , read lean start -Up , Took Steve's Lean launchpad Instructors Program at Columbia university that Year. I own my business and Have been teaching as a Hobby for over 25 years the last 13 Years in MBA , and since 2013 have used the Business Model and customer development for teaching purposes, Being a Mexican National i found that certain aspects of the business Model have to be adapted to our Business and cultural environment. I added 2 important elements to complement the existing Model , that are very important for our start-up process. I also added a previous step before the business model.We have tested and validated, pivoted and found great acceptance to this additions.Making a stronger business model for our latin country environment.
How would you best describe your level of expertise when it comes to business models?
I am self employed , with the following active ventures.
- Connect Mexico: Consulting and Marketing Firm based in Mexico and in Orange Ca. Focused in developing Market Opportunities for Mexican and US manufacturing and service firms In the Southwest United States and Northwest Mexico.
- Partner in Genesis de BC , a Mexican export manufacturing firm Based in Mexicali Mexico.
- A passionate MBA Teacher and speaker on Entrepreneurship and related topics.
What industry do you mainly work in (e.g. financial services, telco, utilities, public sector, academia, pharma...)?
Marketing consulting and Academia
What is the size of the organization you work for?
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