Juan Verde founded and serves as President of the Advanced
Leadership Foundation (ALF), a Washington, DC-based
non-profit operating in ten countries and dedicated to
identifying, developing, integrating and globalizing incoming
generations of social, business, and political leaders.
Juan was appointed by President Obama as Deputy Assistant
Secretary for Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of
Commerce (USDOC) and has worked closely with leading U.S.
political figures and their campaigns including former U.S.
Presidents Obama and Clinton, former U.S. Secretaries of State
Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, and former Vice President Al Gore
as a recognized serial social entrepreneur and authority on
strategy, innovation, and sustainability.