Carlos De La Guardia is an international marketing and public relations strategist and his area of expertise is in Business Intelligence and government affairs in Latin America. In 1984 Mr. De La Guardia attended Oklahoma State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Communications. He also received his Master’s Degree in Marketing at Oklahoma State University, right after he finished his undergraduate studies.
In 1992 Mr. De La Guardia was offered a challenging position by Johnson & Johnson Company as a marketing manager for one of their consumer product categories in the Central American region. Years later Mr. De La Guardia accepted a position of Marketing and Sales Director with Bristol-Myers Squibb (B-MS), where he oversaw the business for the Latin American Region.
Mr. De La Guardia later became a diplomat when he was appointed Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Panama in Washington, DC in November 2002. He was also Minister Counsellor to the President in US-Panama affairs and later became Chargé d’Affaires and Ambassador responsible for the 2005 transition of the embassy. Mr. De La Guardia serves as an Honorary Chair Latin America for the International Studies Council of the Corcoran Gallery of Arts in Washington DC, as part of his contribution to the community.
Carlos recently moved back to Panama City, Panama where he oversees AMLBitcoin’s regional business. He has three children; Carlos Raul, Ernesto and Laura