Gonzalo Garcia

Founder and CEO of Markentry USA

  • Executive, entrepreneur and business owner born and raised in Spain who lives in Washington DC since 2004.
  • Founded in 2014 Markentry USA, a consultancy firm specialized in facilitating the entry into the US market for companies, entrepreneurs, and executives from around the world.
  • Has led since 2004 multiple internationalization projects for companies from different sectors, particularly for their entry into the US market through organic growth or through acquisitions.
  • Led during 9 years the operations of a new US subsidiary of a global company, whose contract backlog grew from 0 to $30M+ and included the participation in projects from NASA and other US federal agencies as well as the private sector. Later was part of management team that bought and re-incorporated a substantial portion of that business.
  • Led the recruitment and training of a multinational engineering team in the US that grew from 0 to more than 50 employees.
  • Multidisciplinary background includes technology (Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid), Business Management (UNED) and International Marketing (Georgetown University).
  • Active certification in Project Management (Project Management Professional, PMP, from PMI)
  • Has worked in all kinds of organizations in the US, from Fortune 100 multinationals such as Boeing and Xerox / Conduent to small businesses and start-ups.
  • More than 25 years of experience leading international projects with clients from more than 30 countries on 5 continents.
  • Founder and President for 10 years of the US Spain Executives Community until 2024.