About Juan Valdivieso
Juan has gained over 30 years of progressive financial, operations and executive management experience, participating in the management of organizations in several industries, ranging from startups to a multi-billion dollar division of a publicly traded corporation. During his most recent role as the CFO of the largest division of Pace, Juan was an integral part of the Executive Team and a major contributor to the growth of the Americas Region from $32 million to $1.6 billion in revenues. He was also involved in the assessment and integration of several acquisitions. Juan possesses a high degree of expertise leading Finance and Operations teams as well as extensive International experience.
Juan is an accomplished, results-driven Business Executive with broad based expertise leading effective business strategy, operations performance, financial matters, and cross-functional team leadership in support of multi-billion dollar organizations, with experience in domestic and international markets. He has led teams of cross-functional professionals in the implementation of effective operational strategies that decrease costs while improving efficiency, productivity, and effectiveness. In addition, he has a demonstrated record of success establishing new businesses and building revenue, having been an instrumental part of the team responsible for the successful launch of Digital Latin America, a Motorola-owned provider of digital content aggregation and uplink services to Pay-TV operators in Latin America and the Caribbean.
An engaging Strategic Business Management Leader, Juan possesses a winning blend of corporate finance, operations management, team leadership, strategic planning, and communications acumen. His natural skills in building genuine connections with people at all levels inspire teams to produce exemplary results, via hands-on involvement and cross-functional delegation. Juan leverages a unique mix of visionary, strategic, operations and analytical expertise, consistently exceeding financial and performance goals by aligning staff talents and effort with organizational objectives. An influential leader who creates immediate impact, produces results and fuels profits.
Juan is an effective communicator who leverages true passion and an unwavering commitment for excellence at launching, building and leading high performing teams and companies, consistently navigating the complex waters of business to secure positive results in challenging, highly competitive markets. He has demonstrated a record of success and achievement at the largest business unit of the world’s largest producer of set-top boxes and residential gateways, marked by a promotion to a position of increased influence, authority, and accountability, defining and influencing key strategic decisions at the executive level. Juan also served an integral role ensuring the success of three corporate acquisitions.
During his professional career, Juan has been exposed to a broad array of industries, including electronics manufacturing, entertainment, Pay-TV, health care, insurance, software sales and support and telecommunications. His past roles have included Sr. VP of Finance, VP of Finance and Operations, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, as well as International Business Consultant for a large publicly traded health care organization. He has managed not only all Finance related functions, but also Operations (manufacturing, procurement and logistics), Facilities, Administration and Information Technology. He led the set-up of manufacturing operations in Brazil and Argentina.
Juan’s core competencies include:
- Financial Planning and Analysis
- Strategic Planning
- Inventory Management
- International Business Leadership
- Driving Revenue Growth
- Managing Multimillion Dollar Budgets
- Penetrating and Expanding New Markets
- Expertise in Latin American Markets
- Skilled in B2B Verticals
- Leading Corporate Finance Operations
- Expertise in Post-Acquisition Integration
- Overseeing P&L Results
- Maintaining Regulatory Compliance
- Building and Leading Strong Teams
- Managing Third Party Vendor Relationships
- Managing Outsourced accounting providers in several countries
- Lease Negotiations
- Risk Management
Juan holds a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Lima (Lima, Peru), an MBA from the University of Miami and a Master of Science in Finance degree from the University of Maryland. He resides in Miramar, Florida. Juan speaks English, Spanish and basic Portuguese. An avid sports enthusiast, he has practiced many sports during his lifetime, but currently focuses on tennis and golf. He also enjoys exercising and reading.
- Universidad de Lima
- University of Miami
- University of Maryland
Certificates & Licenses:
- Bachelor in Industrial Engineering
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Science in Finance