Taia Ergueta is an experienced operational executive and business strategist. She has managed the start, acceleration, and turn-arounds of businesses in the computer services, personal computing and life sciences industries. Ms. Ergueta was Vice President of Strategic Marketing for the scientific instrumentation businesses at Thermo Fisher Scientific and, before that, at Varian, Inc. Prior to that she held various General Manager and function manager positions. Her entire career has been in positions with worldwide responsibility. She has managed mergers and acquisitions in many industries and, at Hewlett Packard, she managed business development in Asia Pacific with emphasis on China.
Ms. Ergueta currently advises companies, non-profits and individuals facing tough transitions. She also advises companies and institutions on social entrepreneurship. She is active in non-profit work focused on helping resource-challenged single mothers build on their strengths. She has conducted business and entrepreneurship training in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Nicaragua, Italy, and Mexico.