New York, NY, United States
Find Me On
BA in Business, Southwestern Adventist University; MBA, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Business and post-graduate studies, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia and Rollins College Crummer Business School. Formerly: with Johnson & Johnson and Walt Disney Celebration Health. 2009, co-founded, XL Alliance and Acento Group. Business, Politics and News TV contributor and columnist, Fox News, CNN and The Huffington Post. Co-Chair, Latino Committee for Gala for Life, St Jude Children's Research Hospital. Board Member, Global Diversity & Inclusion Foundation. 2011, featured in cover profile story, Hispanic Executive; featured as mujer Vanidades, Vanidades magazine; named one of Top 20 Leaders under 40 in US, Poder magazine. Recipient of awards: Latino Trendsetter (2011); Outstanding Business Woman, National Association of Professional Women (2009-10); Business Woman of the Year Award, National Latin Pride Awards (2008). Colombian-born Lili Gil is an award-winning entrepreneur and media contributor. Following a 15-year corporate career, at companies like Johnson & Johnson, where she became the youngest female executive, Gil launched a consulting and marketing agency in 2009: XL Alliance and digital agency Acento Group. With offices in New York, Denver, Los Angeles and Colombia, she helps top executives and brands to penetrate the multicultural and Hispanic market; some of her clients include Diageo, Post Foods, Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Kroger Co. Gil is a Spanish/ English media contributor known for her approach to presenting business news and trends. She hosts the online show Moments2CultuRise and contributes to Fox News, NBC/Telemundo, among others. She is the Recipient of the Business Woman of the Year Award by Latin Pride Awards, Latina Leadership Award by LULAC and chair of St Jude Children's Research Hospital Gala por la Vida NY and Global Diversity and Inclusion Foundation board member. Gil holds a degree in Business from Southwestern Adventist University and an MBA from the University of Colorado, completed foreign studies at Deakin University in Australia and postgraduate studies at Rollins College.
artwork and creative coding, open data, data journalism, policy and advocacy, visualization and design criticism