Dr. Gaston Mbonglou is a senior executive experienced in U.S and international markets, with a proven track record in business strategy, operations management and information technology. He has proven ability in business management and exceptional performance in helping organizations optimize productivity, efficiency and profitability by leveraging technology and business process improvement. Gaston held multiple management and senior management positions at KPMG and BearingPoint, a global system integrator. He is a serial entrepreneur and has launched multiple startups during the last 10 years. Gaston is also a co-author of the “Accelerating Business Growth in Emerging Economies framework,” a strategy centered on capacity building through entrepreneurship programs, technology, business enablement and bilateral trade growth. The framework is geared toward governments of emerging economies to help them build the necessary capacities to create jobs, compete in the global economy and attract foreign investors.