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Mr. Reyes, a consummate global marketer and enabler with a reputation for innovative thinking, creativity and a track record of dynamic success. He is an accomplished and acclaimed figure in business, branding, marketing, media, technology and politics. Over the course of more than 30 years, Mr. Reyes has counseled companies, executives, governments and non-profit organizations in the Americas, Europe, Russia, and Asia.

Michael has seen business of all kinds from the ground up and the top down, across departments and cultures. His experience and personal network of business, media, creative, technology and political leaders affords him a 360-degree world-view of business. Particularly how to build it, how to connect it, how to brand and market it and how to bring shareholder value to it.

His experience as a rainmaker and corporate matchmaker is vital to effectively reaching Client's goals as well as ensuring a leadership position in the market. His skill set allows him to comfortably work in all business disciplines.

Mr. Reyes has enjoyed serving on teams that helped to shape and build some of the world's most admired and recognized brands such as Pepsi, American Airlines, American Express, Porsche Aviation, HCA Hospitals, MCI WorldCom, Orchid Cellmark, Gatorade, Quaker Oats and Rock the Vote. Mr. Reyes is a National Scholastic Gold Medalist, preserving his place in art and literature history, joining previous winners such as Robert Redford, Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Truman Capote, and Robert Indiana.

He has served companies and institutions in various C-level positions and as a Director. He has extensive experience in the Aviation, Consumer Electronics, Education, Energy, Environmental, Genomics, Manufacturing, Maritime, Marketing & Media, Medical Services, Petrochemical, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Technology, Travel & Leisure, Package Goods, Publishing, Real Estate Development, and Security industries and sectors.

United States, Victoria, TX
Current organization:
Reyes Global
Past organizations:
Sequestrose, A Life Science Company "Stealth Mode"
Current role:
President & CEO
Areas of expertise:
Collaborating, Strategy , Creative and Innovation, Partnership Building, Media & Communication, Start-Up Advisor/Mentor
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I'm a 30-year award-winning Designer, Advertising, Marketing and Business veteran and have served as a Creative Director and Principal for some of the US' largest agencies on some of the most recognized brands, as well as been Founder and Co-founder of over a dozen Startups. I have traveled extensively and worked in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. My passion is working to improve lives, which usually means consulting startups, serving non-profits and mentoring. I'm always interested in collaborating on ideas that will positively impact a life. Send me a note, I look forward to hearing from you.


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