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Fernando Salerno

Fernando Salerno

Founder

PRODUCTION ENGINEER, MA IN AGRIBUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ANALYST CERTIFICATED.Plan, execute, monitor, lead, analyze and develop strategies focused on inclusive business models to create value chains in agribusiness with market-based decisions and technologies of information. We are ahead of a new world on which the food industry will swift to sustainable and local dynamics — CODVID-19— for a more secure world.

GCL 2020 Venezuela

Sector

Private

Skills

INCLUSIVE BUSINESS MODELS - VALUE CHAINS - AGRIBUSINESS - IT - SUSTAINABILITY - DEVELOPMENT 

Achievements Or Awards

  • 2020 Winner as the best Global Competitiveness Leadership project at Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business.
  • 2018 Honored the United States Embassy in Venezuela with the former Business in Charge visit at our headquarters. 
  • 2018 Awarded by France Embassy in Venezuela as Leader at Sustainability and Paris Agreement Compliance Leader.
  • 2019 Speaker at the B Corporations Global Summit, Mendoza - Argentina.
  • 2019 Winner as Venezuelan Sustainable Development Focus venture by Citibank.

Profesion

PRODUCTION ENGINEER, MA IN AGRIBUSINESS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ANALYST CERTIFICATED.

Plan, execute, monitor, lead, analyze and develop strategies focused on inclusive business models to create value chains in agribusiness with market-based decisions and technologies of information. We are ahead of a new world on which the food industry will swift to sustainable and local dynamics — CODVID-19— for a more secure world.

Hobbies

Job Experience

Sanofi Aventis de Venezuela

Sep 2014  - Nov 2014

Supply Chain Intern

  • Develop and validation of automatized data base of the all company business units.
  • Integrate in one catalogue more than 400 Sanofi products.
  • Frame 1 data base handbook 

Coca-Cola FEMSA de Venezuela

Aug 2015  - Dec 2015

Information and Operation planning trainee

  • Develop project tracking tool kit.
  • Simplify the company’s Daily & Weekly Business Report.
  • Detect and promote 3 business management improvements.

Níspero Project

Venezuela

Jan 2015  - Current

Co-Founder & CEO

  • Raised a 600+ small-scale farmers data base.
  • Reached 6 markets.
  • Established a farm capable to overcome disruptive events
  • Engage with local majors, agriculture minister, and public & private banks.
  • Create an inclusive venture: increase 70%+ incomes for farmers, 60% less chemicals uses, diversify production in farms at least 3 times.

Young Leaders of the America Initiative

Sep 2017  - Nov 2017

Professional Fellow

  • Launch and advance entrepreneurial ideas for social and economic development in communities.
  • Working with 21 Acres and Agros International in Seattle USA.
  • Microsoft, PMI and City of Seattle Workshops.

Thought For Food

May 2019  - Current

Thought For Food Ambassador

  • Local foods and sustainable living tools.
  • Sustainable and regenerative practices tools.
  • Engage with TV, radio shows, news papers and on-ground community.

Accelerate 2030

Jun 2019  - Oct 2019

United Nations acceleration program - Selected among 200+ applicants

  • SDG’s venture’s development.

Higher Education

Global Competitiveness Leadership 

2020 - Washington DC USA

Georgetown University 

Sustainable Packaging in a Circular Economy

2019 - Holland/Venezuela

TUDELFx

Certified as Leader of Sustainability and París Agreement

2018 - France/Venezuela

International Institute for Development and Cooperation & France Embassy in Venezuela

MA in Agribusiness Management

2015 - Venezuela

Business Higher Education Institute (IESA) 

Certified as International Business Analyst

2016 - Toronto Canada

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

Production Engineer

2014 - Venezuela

Metropolitan University (UNIMET)

Projects

Nispero Project

An inclusive venture dedicated to bring natural food from small-scale farmers in LATAM. With fair-trade, traceability, and organic production values, we are looking forward to be a franchise in our region.

Institutions

Nispero

A social agri-venture, B Corp to be.

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