Karla Fraguada

Karla Fraguada

Karla is the Director of Business Performance for Bacardi North America. In her capacity, she oversees strategy and special projects for the region and serves as Chief of Staff. In her previous life, she came up the corporate ladder in Research & Development at Kraft Foods, Pepperidge Farm, and Unilever where she held leadership positions in Packaging and Product Development. Karla holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez and holds a US patent. She has volunteered as a Global Village Builder for Habitat of Humanity in various countries. Karla is currently looking to join a board or contribute to incubators/accelerators as mentor. She lives in Miami with her husband.