An MBA graduate from UCLA at the young age of 24, Rod worked for Xerox during his first professional years in Paris, before beginning to work in Marketing & Event Production.
In 2003, he initiated the new branch of a corporate events group, before accomplishing his long time dream and moving to the USA in 2006.
For over 20 years, Rod has developed, produced, coordinated and advised Corporate, Public and Socially Responsible (CSR) Experiential Marketing Campaigns and Events.
Rod has also managed and advised significant Marketing campaigns for numerous international Fortune 500 companies including Xerox, Dell, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, JP Morgan, Carrefour, Continent, Schlumberger, IBM, Nortel Networks, Reader’s Digest, HP, Compaq, DIGITAL, World Cup Football 98, De Beers, Guilbert (Office Depot), and many official institutions and Government agencies including cities of Paris, Rheims, Lille, Surfside, Miami Beach, Ministries of Employment, Health and Public Services, the Senate and the US Embassy in Paris.
Rod is a Foreign Trade Advisor of France (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France) and was awarded the Medal of Knight of the National Order of Merit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France (2012) .