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About the Latin America Energy Summit organized by Industry Exchange


Raul Ferro


Latin America Energy Summit 

Raúl has more than 30 years of experience covering and understanding business in Latin America.


Prior to joining Industry Exchange as partner, he was Business Intelligence Director at Business News Americas (BNamericas) for 10 years and Editorial Director at AméricaEconomía for 12 years. He has been a regular columnist at Expansión, Mexico’s largest business magazine, and contributor to a number of international business information services.


Raúl has created and designed more than 60 business conferences and round tables in Mexico, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and the USA.  He has been speaker and moderator at large international conferences like the ABAC-APEC Summit in Lima and Santiago, and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Summit in Campinas, Brazil.


Raul's industry insight and Latin America expertise plays a fundamental role in the development of a top quality agenda and speaker line up for the Latin America Ports Forum, Latin America Energy Summit and other Industry Exchange events. 

Jay Applewhite

Managing Partner

Latin America Energy Summit

Jay has more than 25 years of experience doing business in Latin America.

He is the Founder of Industry Exchange LLC, Sr. Advisor to Southern Pulse, and Co-Founder of Business News Americas (BNamericas).

Industry Exchange is a niche focused industry events and media company based in Austin, Texas. With extended roots into Latin America, the company drives awareness of market opportunities and the complex issues that revolve around them. As Chairman, Jay engages with industry experts, investors, government officials, and C level executives to facilitate and foster international trade and economic development. 

From 1999 until 2013, Jay was the CFO and COO of BNamericas and was responsible for the overall financial health, growth trajectory, operational efficiency, business development and general performance of the Company. During his tenure, the Company grew revenue by more than 30% year on year for more than 10 years in a row while maintaining profitability the entire time.

Jay has a Master's Degree in Finance from Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, a Bachelor's Degree from Texas A&M University, and also obtained his Private Pilot's License from the Dirección General de Aeronáutica (DGAC) as a member of Club Aéreo Santiago, Chile's oldest civil aviation society.

About Industry Exchange Events
The Latin America Energy Summit is organized by Industry Exchange, an events company that focuses on key industries in Latin America that form the foundation of sustainable growth in the region. Industry Exchange events have a regional and global perspective but are always local in scope.  As a result of this approach, industry executives, government officials, and service providers are better aligned commercially and operationally which leads to a more enriching experience as long term relationships are formed.
Don´t miss out on this exceptional opportunity and register to attend today!
Other events by Industry Exchange include:


Mexico Gas Summit - Antonio, Texas

Latin America Ports Forum - Panama City, Panama

Cuba Investment Forum - Miami, Florida

Mexico Energy Infrastructure Forum - Monterrey, Mexico

Latin America Energy Conference Copperleaf Sponsor 2023
Generadoras de Chile Electricidad Foro
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Latin America Energy Summit Santiago Chile
BNamercas Jay Applewhte Latin America Energy Summt
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