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Ariel Aisiks Managing Director
Ariel Aisiks is the Founder and CEO of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA); Chair of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Global Organization Effectiveness (IGOE) at Indiana University, in Bloomington, Indiana and the founder of the Geo Global Foundation (GGF).

Ten years ago Ariel started his in depth involvement with philanthropic endeavors when he founded the Geo Global Foundation. Two years later he founded Institute for Studies of Latin American Art, a philanthropic organization devoted to the support of advanced research of Latin American art. ISLAA seeks to promote the understanding of Latin American culture through fine arts globally. ISLAA has since been involved in the promotion of lectures, distinguished grants, and support of symposiums, conferences, exhibitions and publications related to Latin American art in partnership with universities and institutions mainly in the USA.

Ariel serves on the global advisory board of The Endeavor Global Initiative
. Ariel is an advisory board member of Ribbit Capital, a leading Fintech Silicon Valley venture fund and is an advisory board member of ON, an innovative running shoe company headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Ariel graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from The University of Southern California. He is also a Graduate of Harvard University’s OPM (Owner/President Management Program). He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and currently resides in New York City with his wife and three children.

Mercedes Cohen
Chief Operating Officer
Mercedes Cohen serves on the Board of the Geo Global Foundation (GGF), a leading philanthropic foundation that creates bridges between Latin America and the rest of the world. In her role with the Geo Global Foundation, Ms. Cohen supervises operations of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) and works closely with Mr. Ariel Aisiks, Founder and President of the Geo Global Foundation. Ms. Cohen earned a degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires and a graduate degree in Finance from Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos (Argentina). Prior to joining the Geo Global Foundation, Ms. Cohen was responsible for institutional sales, client servicing and product development and distribution with Compass Group, a Latin American boutique asset management company. Prior to that, she worked in Citibank.

Guadalupe González Communications
Guadalupe González in her role with the Geo Global Foundation (GGF) supervises the external and internal communications of the Foundation as well as those of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) working closely with GGF´s Board members. Prior to joining the Geo Global Foundation, Ms. González was Senior Client Relationship Manager at an asset and wealth management group. Previously, she worked in Compass Group, a Latin American boutique asset management for eight years and in GlobalNews a media analysis company as responsible of regional offices and correspondents. Ms. González studied Communication in the University of Buenos Aires..