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Joseph Orozco, Executive Director of The Entrepreneurship Hatchery and      Adjunct Professor – University of Toronto

Co-founder and Executive Director of The Hatchery, Adjunct Professor Joseph Orozco   (Centre for Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship) at the University of Toronto brings an international perspective through his professional experience in Canada, the United States and South America.

His first venture was launched while he was still attending university, manufacturing metal frames for stoneware. Next, he landed a role in sales and business development at the Dow Chemical Company. This led him to found and lead several companies, including C.R., a logistics company on contract with Dow; Telequote, which was ultimately sold to Reuters; Latam trade, an agnostic trading platform for the Latin American community and ‘POP’ system for brokerage firms; and Simeon International, a Canadian company providing soundfield amplification systems for the classroom. Angel investor in Medipattern Corporation until 2010.

Orozco earned his Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Laureate Thesis Award) from Javeriana University , and his Masters in Marketing from Andes University. Orozco has also studied at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in its Mergers and Acquisitions Executive Program; at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, where he completed its Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Board Effectiveness Program and at Stanford’s Lean Launch Pad Educators Teaching training.


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