Alvaro Palacios is the Chief Operating Officer of Newsweek Media Group and has a strong background in strategy, business development, finance, sales and marketing. He has a proven ability to improve global operations, impact business growth, and maximize stakeholder value. Alvaro joined Newsweek Media Group from Televisa Publishing + Digital where he served as Head of US Operation. He previously held operations, finance and business development positions at companies including DLA, Inc, PRISA, Terra Networks USA and Latin America, Telefonica B2B and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Alvaro is a graduate of Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay and holds an MBA in finance from Universidad ORT Uruguay.