Luis Guillermo Plata

Luis Guillermo Plata
  • Chief Executive Officer, The Cornerstone Group, Colombia

MBA, Harvard University. Extensive experience in the private sector. Formerly: served with honours in the Colombian Army; Consultant, McKinsey & Company; entrepreneur in Silicon Valley; Colombian Trade Commissioner, Japan and China; Chief Executive Officer, Proexport. 2007-10, Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Colombia. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. Co-Author, Achieving our Desired Future: Internationalization and Transformation of the Colombian Economy (2010). Recipient of awards, including: Legacy Award, Young Presidents' Organization; twice recipient of Colombia's Congressional Order of Merit.