Who We Are

Juan Pablo Valencia
Corporate Strategist

Juan Pablo is an international executive with over 15 years strategy experience gained across management consulting, FMCG, media and telecommunications industries, ranging from blue-chip to privately owned to entrepreneurial businesses in six countries in Europe and Latin America.
Previous employers include Booz Allen, Hearst and SABMiller.

In 2016, Juan Pablo decided to start his own consulting business, Deep Blue Tower, working collaboratively with other consultancies as well as on his own. Juan Pablo has worked together with The Innovation Dividend on projects for three different FMCG clients, bringing a strategic perspective to various commercial assignments.

Juan Pablo feels passionate for managing and simplifying complex business issues and setting scope of work, while complementing analytic command with strong listening skills and empathy to build lasting relationships with clients and teams, giving them ownership of recommendations and results.

Juan Pablo spends his time between London and Paris together with his wife.

Juan Pablo holds an MBA with Distinction from London Business School and a BSc in Industrial Engineering with Distinction from the Universidad de los Andes in his native Colombia.

Sector Passion: Media

I’ve always had a soft spot for creative industries, being an amateur musician and having married an artist. Media business like Hearst and MTV have been compelling clients to work with, embracing new growth opportunities and finding ways to thrive in the digital world.