Mr. Lara has an international background across a range of industries in North America, Europe and Asia. He is fully bilingual in English, Spanish and learning Tagalog.
Prior taking on the leadership and advisory role for PeoplePlus Tech, Mr. Lara led and implemented the US Operations for Volenday as the Managing Director US-Operations for two years. Prior to that role, Mr. Lara worked as a Director of Consulting for a European company in the Biotech Industry dedicated to Cancer Research and Personalized Medicine.
Mr. Lara currently resides in Houston, TX, but travels frequently to the Philippines where he provides executive leadership and strategic direction to the company. Mr. Lara took over PeoplePlus Tech in May 2013 when the company went over a complete team restructuring introducing new management and new operations team.
Expertise: Management Consulting, Offshore Establishment and Expansion, IT Services Delivery, Offshore Deployment, Consulting and Operations, Client Relationship Management.
Education: Higher education in the USA and Mexico. Attended University of Arizona, Robert Morris University, Tecnologico de Monterrey and University of Houston. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).
Special Interests: Mr. Lara is an active licensed Pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Lara enjoys restoring classic cars and flying vintage airplanes. Mr. Lara also enjoys traveling and learning new cultures and customs from around the world.