Global Ambassadors serve as regional liaisons who facilitate global collaborations and international alliances, assist with local educational programs and events and promote InBIA’s mission around the world.

Ambassador Benefits

ga_1Prestigious Recognition

InBIA Global Ambassadors belong to a prestigious network of individuals who care deeply about mobilizing entrepreneurship across the globe. As crucial advocates of our organization, they receive prestigious recognition at our International Conference and are listed in our Global Ambassador directory.

Eligibilitiy Requirements

Responsibilities

Global Ambassadors represent InBIA and aid the entrepreneurial ecosystem of their country by:

  • Hosting an InBIA BIG Summit
  • Conducting specialized training for program managers to help fulfill ecosystem gaps

Eligibility

 

  • Association with a Gold or Platinum level InBIA member organization
  • Proven track record of active leadership in entrepreneurial support and a demonstrated understanding of the economic needs and challenges startup companies in your country face
  • English fluency, both written and spoken, and the ability to collaborate with InBIA staff and peer Global Ambassadors

How can you become an InBIA Global Ambassador?

We are seeking experienced and highly qualified international organizations to become Country Ambassadors within our Global Ambassador Network. A review committee that consists of InBIA board members and staff will review all Global Ambassador applications and select the top representatives for the network.

If you believe you and your organization meet the requirements to be a Global Ambassador, please submit an application form. A committee of InBIA staff and board members will review all applications and select the top representatives.

Apply Here

 

Global Ambassadors

Australia

Britt Hartnett

Business Programs Manager
Cicada Innovations

britt@cicadainnovations.com
Suite 145, 4 Cornwallis St, Eveleigh VSW, 2015
t. +612 9209 4444 | m. 0414 274 880

United Arab Emirates

Ahmed Laiali, MBA, CIM/CAP

Expert Digital Society development /Co-founder Innonomics
Innonomics
alaiali@innonomics.com
DSO- Dubai, UAE
+97455114675, +971 55 238 9054, +20100 122 2291

Bangladesh

Minhaz Anwar 

Chief StoryTeller
BetterStories Limited
minhaz@betterstories.asia
Apartment 3/4, House 3/B
Gulshan Park View, Road 84
Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212
+8801713065556

Chile

Macarena Sáez Kramm

Fundadora y Gerente General Austral Incuba
Incubadora de Negocios Universidad Austral de Chile
www.australincuba.cl
macarenasaez@uach.cl
+56 63 2293600 / + 56 9 633 45 476
VALDIVIA – CHILE

Brazil

Aksara Somchinda

Advisor on International Cooperation and Business Development for SMEs
Anprotec – Brazilian Association of Science Parks and Business Incubators
Aksara@anprotec.org.br or aksara@akos.net.br
SCN Qd. 1 Bl. C Sala 209/211
Ed. Brasília Trade Center
Brasília-DF, Brazil, Zip: 70.711-902
+55 61 3202-1555

Jamaica

Cheryll Stewart

Manager, Entrepreneurial Skills Development
HEART Trust/NTA
cheryll_stewart@heart-nta.org
6B Oxford Road
Kingston 5
Jamaica
1-876-505-1973

Malaysia

Adrian Joseph

Commercial Director
Rapid Genesis 
adrian.inbia@gmail.com
B-2-6, NZX, Commercial Centre, Jalan PJU 1a/41b 

Ara Damansara 47301
Selangor Malaysia.
+60 12 2939 548

Mali

Kalilou DAMA

Coordinator & Country Leader
Y
ES Inc MALI

kaliloudama@yahoo.fr
 

+223 66748807

Nigeria

Jimmy Okoroh

Managing Director
Delphi Resources Energy Ltd
jbokoroh@gmail.com

National office
Suite A3, Shakir Plazza
No. 3 Michika Street
Off Ahmadu Hello way, Area 11
Abuja.
Tel: 08091100091

Regional office
7 Umuchem Street, D/Line
Port Harcourt
Tel: 08084222220

Puerto Rico

Luis Garcia-Feliu

Associate Vice-President
Intellectual Property & Commercialization
Ana G Mendez University System
PO Box 21345
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00928
+1 787 751-0178 ext 5676
Cell: +1 787 209-7300

Saudi Arabia

Majed Mohd Rashad

Manager
Saudi Business Incubators Network
mrashad@sbin.org.sa or info@sbin.org.sa
+966500008365

Sweden

Mary Shepard Spaeth

Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and International Business
President, Transmera AB, Sweden
Center for Entrepreneurial Action
mary.spaeth@txstate.edu
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
+1 469 274 4398

South Korea

Changsoo Suh

Professor (Director)
Soon Chun Hyang University
BIT Incubator  Soon CHun Hyang University

suh@sch.ac.kr
22 Soonchunhyang-ro, Sinchang-myeon, Asan,
Chungnam, Republic of Korea

Taiwan

Wen Chuan (Cherry) Hung

Deputy Director General, Industry Development Augmentation Division
Institute for Information Industry 
wenchuan@iii.org.tw 
13F., No. 149, Sec. 3, Xinyi Rd., Da’an Dist.
Taipei City 105, Taiwan
+886-2-2700-6292 ext. 511
+886-916-276-600 (Mobile)

Trinidad & Tobago

David Roberts

Programme Manager
National Integrated Business Incubator System
droberts@ibis.tt
38 New Street
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
1-868-462-5596

Uruguay

Rafael Garcia

Director
Ingenio
rgarcia@latu.org.uy 

Av. Italia 6201, Edificio Los Naranjos Montevideo, Uruguay
+598 2 601 37 24

For questions about the Global Ambassador network, contact our Sr. Director of Global Programs David Fonseca at dfonseca@inbia.org