Luciano is a senior executive expert in corporate strategy, leadership, and people development.

After graduating with honors in nuclear engineering, he followed several management courses at Bocconi, Harvard, Oxford and NYU.

In his long career as a management consultant, he held executive positions in leading multinational companies, being Strategy, Supply Chain Management and CRM Leader at PwC for Spain, Portugal and Italy, then BU Leader for Energy and Life Sciences Industries at Altran Italy and, more recently, Country Manager at CGI Italy.

He served on the Board of Directors for the post-merger integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers Spain, and on the management committees of PwC Italy and CGI Spain, Latam and Italy.

With his knowledge and expertise in boardroom consulting, he has led remarkable corporate programs for Fortune 500 companies, focusing on lean organization, cultural change and digital transformation.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian, he boasts a multicultural experience.

At Axialent, Luciano supports large international accounts in their leadership development programs, applying Conscious Business values and tools, and contributes to Axialent’s growth strategy in Italy and South Europe.

Married with two children, he practices sports, such as marathon running, swimming, and skiing, and has a passion for travel and wine tasting, being a professional certified sommelier.

Rogelio Salcedo is a distinguished consultant and Human Resources expert who currently serves as Partner at Axialent Mexico. His extensive experience includes leadership roles in notable consultancies such as OLIVIA, Mercer, Training Lab, The RBL Group, and Alto Partners in Mexico.

Before stepping into the consulting world, Rogelio had a successful career as a Global Human Resources Executive. During this time, he held crucial roles in global leading companies such as PepsiCo, L’Oreal, Santander, CEMEX, Coca-Cola FEMSA, and Mead Johnson Nutrition. Moreover, he held the position of Global CHRO in Grupo AJE, managing 15,000 employees across 24 countries.

Rogelio has dedicated much of his career to the advancement of the Human Resources profession. He stood out as the President of ERIAC Capital Humano A.C. in Monterrey and as a founding member and first President of the Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Recursos Humanos (FEMARH). His commitment led to recognition from GoIntegro, which included him in their ranking of the Top Ten Human Resources Influencers in Mexico.

His impressive academic profile includes a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Universidad Iberoamericana, Diplomas in Administration and Finance, and Personnel Management, a Master’s degree in Organizational Management and Human Resources Development from Manhattanville College, and an MBA from Adolfo Ibañez Business School and ESADE. Rogelio also holds a Certificate in Creative Leadership and Facilitation for Innovation from the University at Buffalo State, NY, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Administration at Humboldt International University.

Rogelio has also made his mark in the academic world as a professor of Organizational Behavior in the MBA program at UDLAP Jenkins Graduate School and in the Human Resources Diploma course at Universidad Iberoamericana. He is also a certified Executive Coach by the ICC and the ICF.

A native of Mexico, Rogelio currently resides in Mexico City, contributing to the local industry with his profound experience and dedication.

Edvard is a consultant with more than 35 years of experience in projects of strategic alignment and change management. He is a professor of human resources in Master of Business Administration and Graduate courses in the areas of leadership and people management as well as in team development at FIA USP, and power and influence at FDC. He was a professor of leadership at São Paulo Business School.

He is a specialist in cultural transformation, building leadership development processes, including executive coaching, tailor-made solutions in programs of training and preparation of leaders, deepening self-awareness and work environment awareness.

Edvard has worked in the human resources area for more than 20 years. He worked in companies such as TRW do Brasil, Saab Scania do Brasil, Brosol – Bromberg e Solex, Corporação Bonfiglioli, Grupo Bompreço and Editora Abril.

He is a psychologist, specialized in human resources administration by FGV/SP and post-graduated in business administration. Edvard holds credits from the Masters of Science in Management by the California American University. He has studied leading organizational change at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Frank Dannenhauer is a trusted advisor and caring thought partner and coach for executives. He draws from more than 20 years’ industry experience in senior strategic and operational roles in the technology domain and leading teams in more than 40 countries across the globe. He has a strong track record in leading large-scale transformation programs, namely shifts of strategy, globalization, mergers and acquisitions, downsizing and restructuring.

His passion is to help individuals and organisations to connect to their true nature and grow, especially in challenging times.

Frank had a long and successful career with Merck, a leading pharmaceuticals and chemicals group in Germany. He then created his consulting and coaching company in Switzerland, working for clients across industries, for example in automotive, pharmaceuticals and in agile development centres.

Frank holds a Master of Business Administration. Additionally, he holds an executive master’s degree in clinical organisational psychology from INSEAD, France. Today, Frank lives near Frankfurt in Germany.

Sergio has marketing, communication and management background. He has more than 15 years of corporate experience mainly in the financial industry, where he worked in the sales and product areas at Citibank and Banco Galicia.

Upon his certification as an organizational coach, he began a new professional stage providing services to companies and individuals, focused on achieving two main goals: effectiveness and well-being. He has taught training programs in several Latin American countries, with the attendance of leaders of companies listed in Global Fortune 500 such as Shell, Exxon, General Motors, L’Oréal, Zurich, Deustche Bank, Accenture and MetLife, as well as leaders of other well-known international and Latin American companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Price Waterhouse, Techint, Farmacity, Roggio, Telecom, Genesys, Telefé, Bagó, Total, Bunge, Walmart, McDonald’s, Tarjeta Naranja, Gasnor, Banco Supervielle, Banco Galicia, Banco Santander, Día, Mercado Libre, OSDE, Metrovías and Essen, among other companies.

Sergio gives lectures on his areas of expertise for different Latin American audiences. He is currently launching his first book “Somos lo que Conversamos” in different cities.

In his work, Vito focuses on learning, change and organizational effectiveness. He gained much of his business knowledge working hands-on for more than a decade as a manager at Banco Río, Argentina, where he was responsible for the quality and productivity area, commercial operations and e-banking.

Vito holds a Bachelor of Science degree in public accounting from the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires and a Master of Business Administration from the Instituto de Altos Estudios Empresariales (IAE). He graduated as an organizational coach in Leading Learning Communities (LLC) in Argentina. He also studied language ontology at the Newfield Network in Chile, where he became an ontological coach for personal and organizational change.

Vito’s passion for teaching led him to become an assistant professor of organizational structures at the Economic Science Faculty at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires. Vito works there as an instructor for the Leadership and Organizational Coaching Graduate Course and the Life, Freedom and Consciousness Program. In addition, he develops leadership programs for the University of Salvador.

Vito is currently involved in consulting, coaching and learning programs with companies such as Citibank, Microsoft, Standard Bank and Caja Laboral in Argentina, Chile and Spain.

A keynote speaker at various conferences organized by the Chilean institution Icare, he was distinguished as having the best evaluation in the 2005 Human Resources Convention.

An extremely active person, Vito balances his interest in reading and cinema with aerobics practice. Vito is married, has two sons and enjoys spending time with his family.

Thierry is a senior global human resources strategy consultant and a coach for C-suite leadership development.

Thierry helps global organizations build their talent strategies, employee engagement, organization and leadership cultures, and high-performance management solutions.

Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), Hogan, Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI) and as a Bandwidth Coach TM, Thierry is coach of CEOs and C-suite executives based in Spain, México, Brazil, the United States, China, Germany and France. He helps his clients build leadership and high POs assessment and development centers.

Thierry was with Hewitt and Aon Hewitt for more than 26 years. Since 2012, he has been a global senior consultant partnering with Axialent, helping organizations around the world define and align their people, culture and leadership programs with their business strategy.

At Hewitt, he held several senior executive leadership roles such as client and business development European practice leader, CEO of Hewitt France, CEO of the FISI Market Group (France, Italy, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal), VP Europe marketing and branding, general manager for Mexico, member of the Hewitt Consulting Global Executive Committee as the region managing director for Latin America successively at Hewitt and Aon Hewitt.

With his multicultural experience, he is fluent in Spanish, French and English.

Thierry holds a degree in economic science (Maîtrise de Sciences Economiques, Université Panthéon Assas, Paris II) and a master’s degree in international business trade and tax law (ILERI, Institut Libre d´Etudes de Relations Internationales) as well as an executive Master of Business Administration from Harvard.

Karen is an exceptionally creative learning and development professional who, with a wealth of experience and knowledge from both the commercial world and the arena of coaching and facilitation, helps people leap beyond what is known and safely navigate toward a new future.

Karen has extensive experience leading, designing and delivering programs, from global graduate and high-potential talent groups through to senior leaders. Most recently, she has been working with a global tech organization in the United States, creating and delivering a culture change and leadership development program for their top 2 percent of leaders worldwide. This included in-person workshops, individual and team coaching, and group webinars. She has also been leading a team of consultants in the design and delivery of a large global leadership development program (2,000+ participants in the last five years) for an international blue chip financial institution. More recently, she has developed and delivered Axialent’s first, purely online, transformational leadership program for another global blue chip organization.

Her 20+ years of experience at the “pointy end” of international business ensures Karen’s consulting, facilitation and coaching is always mindful of any cross-cultural aspects, incorporates the impact of the VUCA environment, and is aligned to the organization’s core values and behavioral competencies. She stays focused on delivering to the organization’s strategic needs — optimizing the link between mindsets, skills and behaviors, and the cultural shift needed for teams and leaders to be successful today and in the future.

Equally, due to her original fields being psychology and design, Karen brings great warmth, compassion and a sense of possibility to all her clients, helping teams and leaders reach strategic alignment and effectiveness while maintaining an atmosphere of well-being.

Karen has been directly involved in the world of learning and development since 2005, working with organizations to create high-potential development programs and leadership initiatives, and facilitating teams to become highly effective. She has a passion for creativity, innovation and accelerated learning. She is a firm believer that people are more able to learn and change when the learning experience is perceived as enjoyable and safe. She is accredited in Hogan Psychometrics and Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI) and is also a neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) practitioner and an accredited coach.

Over her career, Karen’s clients have included blue-chip organizations such as PWC, GE Capital, Sun Microsystems, HSBC, Barclays, UBS, RBS, Scottish Power, Viking Cruises, housing associations, Fiat/CNHI, DLP Piper HBOS, Jaguar Landrover, the Pentland Group, Cisco, Bosch Siemens and Microsoft as well as SME, public sector and individuals. She works at all levels from graduate and fast-track development through to executive level.

Elena Ortega leads cultural transformation projects for clients in Spain and Latin America. She also designs and facilitates innovative leadership programs for global organizations.

As a consultant in cultural transformation, she helps clients achieve business results by analyzing their current culture and its impact on the company’s strategy. Using this information, she guides them in designing a cultural plan to bridge the gap between their current culture and the desired one that will drive their results. Finally, she works with leaders to enhance cultural change.

In the realm of leadership, Elena helps individuals take their leadership to the next level, becoming more productive, influential, and purpose-driven. She shares with her clients the strategies and questions used by the world’s most successful and influential people to manage their emotions, plan their projects, positively influence others, and keep their purposes clear and alive. Her commitment also extends to female executives and entrepreneurs with teams, whom she accompanies in developing their own leadership style with courage and heart.

Elena has worked with clients such as P&G (Spain), BBVA (global), Facebook (Mexico), Sanofi (Argentina), Mastercard (Southern Cone), Porvenir (Colombia), TGS (Argentina), Médecins Sans Frontières (Spain), and Stellantis (Spain).

She holds a degree in Law from the University of Valencia and a Master’s in Business Legal Advice from the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid). She completed the Executive Program in Human Resources at the Centro Garrigues (Madrid). Elena is certified in Life Styles Inventory (LSI), Organizational Culture Inventory (OCI), and Organizational Effectiveness Inventory, all diagnostic and measurement tools of Human Synergistics. She is a certified Executive Coach and Team Coach by the European Coaching School, as well as a certified High Performance Coach. She is also trained in neuroscience and compassion cultivation.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling and has a passion for photography, leading her to collaborate with brands as a travel photographer on Instagram. She is recognized as one of the travel influencers of 2019 by Forbes Spain.

Michelle is an international culture consultant, executive coach and dynamic facilitator. She is a strategist on large-scale organizational change initiatives, partnering with senior executives and their teams to accelerate business results through organizational culture and leadership transformation. 

Michelle has 15 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, privately held companies and non-profit organizations across North and South America, Europe, and Asia.  She is a contributing author to the anthology, Compassion@Work: Creating Workplaces that Engage the Human Spirit.  She has worked with organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, Lexmark, Western Union, Cisco, Cigna, Cardtronics, Nationwide Insurance, Brown-Forman, The Council of State Governments, Blue Grass Community Foundation, The Weekly Juicery and others. 

Michelle is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) credentialed through the International Coaches Federation. She is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute’s intensive Leadership program.  She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum Development from Lesley University.  Michelle is certified in Life Styles Inventory, Life Styles Inventory with Item Level Feedback (360), Organizational Culture Inventory, Organizational Effectiveness Inventory as well as extensive training in yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices.

Michelle began her career in multicultural education before transitioning to coaching, consulting and entrepreneurship. She is an award-winning teacher, yoga enthusiast and proud mother of two.