Andres Otero's Profile


Universidad Icesi


Universidad Icesi

Job Title

Director Start-Upcafe




Cali, Colombia



Industrial Engineer, Universidad del Valle, with Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes (emphasis on Leadership and organizational Management), certified management consultant by the International Trade Center – ITC (World Trade Organization – WTO). His professional experience has been in areas of information technology, University-Scholar, Franchises and non-profit organizations; at companies like: Fundecampo (Founder Member), Area: production and marketing. Microsoft (Marketing College for Venezuela, Ecuador, Perú y Colombia), Area: marketing and sales. Vision Software (Account manager), Area: marketing and sales. E-training (Manager), Area: Management and marketing. Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano (Professor), Area: new technologies. Fundación Carana (Consultant) and Programa presidencial Colombia Joven (Consultant), Area: production and marketing. Ivonne Bernier Laboratory (Consultant), Area: management and marketing. Gymboree Colombia master franchise (General manager), Area: management and marketing. Currently serves as full-time professor and consultant of Universidad Icesi, as director of the Start-Upcafé and CEO of “Fair Service” First Spin Off in the Universidad Icesi.

Guest Lecturer

Colombia Summer 2012