“When you're offered a check for your business - most times you should take it! You always can start a new one, especially knowing what you know now”.
Estuardo (Stuart) Robles is a well-respected International banker and “growth” consultant in multiple industries with a successful practice ranging across the Americas. In his prior career, Estuardo was a successful owner of two companies in the call center and technology sectors. A native of Guatemala and current resident of Austin Texas and Miami he speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Estuardo Robles has participated with banking influencers across Latin America, including ABG, ATEFI and FELABAN, the umbrella which groups all banks that operate in Latin America. He helped grow and promote the BPO sector in Guatemala and Honduras. In Austin he has served on boards and committees to spur international business such as Global Austin, UNA USA, the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber and Latin American Startups.
He earned his BBA in Marketing and International Business at the University of Texas at Austin, his MBA at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, completed coursework at Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo, and is a former professor at the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala and a former instructor for the University of Texas at Austin Center for Professional Education. Estuardo has been a speaker in Panama, Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, United States, Canada, China and India; his topics span from entrepreneurship and technology to business development. For many years he organized business and industry events such as the Americas IT Forum, Americas IP Forum, Movifest, LatinComm and Connecting the Americas.