Rodrigo VARELA VILLEGAS
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Vice President for Central America and WUSME Member of the Board of Directors
He is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Development at Universidad Icesi, Institution founded by him in 1985. He is a full professor at Universidad Icesi. He is a Distinguished professor at Universidad del Valle (retired). He is the founder and Director of the Latin American Conference on Entrepreneurship which has been held in Colombia (12 times), Mexico (2 times), Chile (1 time), Puerto Rico (1 time) and Costa Rica (1 time) Panama (1 time), Peru (1 time) and Brazil (1 time). He worked as Latin American representative in the steering Committee of the project “Entrepreneurship Worldwide” done by ILO-UNDP-INTERMAN.
He is member of ICSB, ASEE, BALAS, CLADEA, and many Colombian associations. He is a member of the Board of FUNDAEMPRESA, a private foundation oriented to help university students to establish their own enterprises and of INCubarFUTuro a technology based incubator. He is member of the editorial boards of: Journal of World Business (USA), Revue Internationale P.M.E. (Canada), Journal of Entrepreneurship (India), Journal of Small Business Management (USA) and several Colombian Journals.
He has various positions in Universities and Organizations.