Carlos Alberto Bazán-Canabal

Carlos Alberto Bazán-Canabal

General Manager / Partner Alternativo Networks, Inc.

Currently employed at Alternativo Networks, Inc., Impulso Innovations, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.)

Previous: PANNA Mayorista, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.), Worldwide Directories, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.), Enterprise Solutions Director, Yahoo! de México, S.A. de C.V., Intehost, S.A. de C.V. (Internet creative firm)



    Top manager / director specialized in corporate development, business development, and new projects for large corporations and small businesses, including start ups and entrepreneurship with over 14 years experience on the Yellow Pages, media, Internet, business consulting, and the IT industries. Great expertise on developing new business initiatives, creating successful business plans and driving their execution until its sale, private placement or until an exit strategy triggers. Excellent strategic planning with great negotiation and leadership skills complement my reputation in several fields and industries. Multicultural profile with personal and professional experience in the North American and Mexican markets. High interpersonal and communication skills that allow me to set professional and personal relations with top directors and personalities globally. Fully bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English (excellent conversation, written, and presentation skills). IT and Internet technology savvy, including knowledge of Internet protocols, languages, databases, and operating systems.



General Manager / Partner

At Alternativo Networks, Inc.

From 2010 to Present
As the General Manager at Alternativo Networks, I am in charge of producing several content driven blogs and on-line magazines, such as México Alternativo, Radiopasillo, BinHex 3.0, Descúbrelo, and Revista Fortuna. I am in charge of fostering relationships, creating and integrating content, and...
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At Impulso Innovations, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.)

From 2002 to Present
Business, International Law, and IT consulting firm for emerging markets. Business Consulting: I have aided Mexican firms in developing business plans, and their startups. Among the business models in which I have participated as a consultant are: Retail, Alternative fuels (ethanol), Wireless...
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General Manager / Partner

At PANNA Mayorista, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.)

From 2005 to 2009
PANNA Mayorista, S.A. de C.V. was one of the largest office supplies nationwide wholesale distributor and retailer in Mexico. I developed the business model and plan for the startup and first 5 years of operations. I was in charge of executing the startup, creating a solid supply chain with local...
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VP Corporate Development

At Worldwide Directories, S.A. de C.V. (Through Alternativo Networks, Inc.)

From 2002 to 2005
Worldwide Directories is the Mexican Holding company of Ideas Interactivas, S.A. de C.V., Yahoo! Páginas Útiles publisher. Yahoo! Páginas Útiles is a printed and on?line phone book for Mexico. Responsible of the Corporate Development and Strategic Planning divisions. I lead the redefinition and...
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Yahoo! de México, S.A. de C.V.

At Enterprise Solutions Director

From 2001 to 2003
Responsible of the Enterprise Solutions Business Unit. Created and executed the business plan, developed new revenue streams for the company. Launched the sale of Enterprise Portals in Mexico. In charge of the development and implementation of new businesses and the diversifying of revenues. Among...
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Production Director

At Yahoo! de México, S.A. de C.V.

From 1999 to 2001
I aided the company on the startup process, including among other responsibilities managing the legal paperwork for the company, aiding in the definition of the business plan, office lease, team recruiting, and network setup. Developed Yahoo! Mexico as a user Internet platform. Launched Yahoo!...
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General Manager

At Intehost, S.A. de C.V. (Internet creative firm)

From 1995 to 1999
Created the business plan and the startup. Developed the business strategy that the company still has as its main revenue model. Created the web hosting business plan that by 2002 made the company one of Mexico’s top hosts. Made accessible web hosting in Mexico to SOHOs in 1997 by lowering prices...
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  • Corporate Development
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  • Internet
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  • New technology
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