John Price is a veteran of Latin America market consulting and one of the leading public speakers and thought leaders in the region. Whether addressing audiences in English or Spanish, John’s consulting and academic background delivers both a deep understanding of the trends impacting Latin American and Caribbean markets as well as rich anecdotal content built on over 3,500 client engagements in the region since 1993.
John has advised more than 30 of the world’s 100 largest companies on their business strategies and market intelligence needs in Latin America. John’s consulting career began in Mexico where he founded InfoAmericas, becoming the largest independent market intelligence firm in Latin America. The firm was sold in 2007 to Kroll, the world’s largest corporate investigations firm and John launched Kroll’s first market intelligence practice. In 2011, John left Kroll and founded Americas Market Intelligence with offices in Miami, Mexico City, San Francisco and affiliate offices in Buenos Aires, Medellin, Sao Paulo, and Santiago.
John has published over 100 articles on Latin American business trends and maintains a column in the region’s largest circulated English language magazine, Latin Trade. In 2007, John Price co-wrote and co-edited “Can Latin America Compete?”, which was published by Palgrave. John teaches as an adjunct professor at Florida International University and a guest lecturer at the University of Miami.
John is a former board member of Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos, a LatAm orphanage network and an active board member of the Canadian Council of the Americas. He is also a keen supporter of El Techo, an innovative charity that builds sturdy homes in Latin American slums. John is a BComm graduate (1988) from Queen’s University in Canada. He is fluent in English and Spanish and somewhat conversant in German, French and Portuguese.