Carlos Piera

Carlos is just a Happy guy! He has always been. Since very young he’s been following the happiness journey. He won a “Happiest Kid” Award at the age of 11, he did some comedy shows, acting and singing because he realized he wanted to make people smile. At the age of 23 he did an inspiring trip where he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. After many “looking at the stars” nights, some books and great chats with his dad, best friend and himself, he decided that he wanted to make people happy. He went to India with the thought of creating an NGO; he first worked in a Human Resources Consulting Firm combining it with volunteering with the most needed people and did it for 8 months. The people he was helping were happy…what was happiness all about? Money? That is when it hit him: “I’ll go back and help make happy work”. He joined Grupo CMR but that wasn’t quite it!

In recent years, Carlos Piera worked as a CCI (Terminology for Sales Consultant Innovator) at Grupo CMR the first HR Consulting firm in Spain, They provide companies with training, organizational development, management leadership development, etc. In executive capacities with the company, Carlos oversaw operations, customer service, and marketing and was involved in all the stages of consulting projects. Through a successful 2 year and 8 month tenure, he developed and implemented several Service, Sales and Leadership development projects, leading to revenue and growth.

Furthermore, Carlos started collaborating with Delivering Happiness as a follower of the movement and slowly became one of the key members of the community. Driven by his passion he flew to meet the team and realized that what he had seen was his purpose! He then decided to collaborate as a volunteer and do whatever the DH Family needed. Carlos joined the DH@Work team and he gives all he has to make happy work! Just a few of the leading companies he has work with include: Lindt, Levis, Pans&Company, Desigual, ANGroup, NH Hotels, Reparalia, Henkel and more...

Shereen H. Eltobgy

Shereen H. Eltobgy MBA, is a coach, consultant and global speaker on happiness and awareness in the workplace as a path to strengthen leaders, create new ones, improve engagement, change business and transform lives.

With a focus on the 3 “Cs” of “Connect. Collaborate. Create”, she unleashes human potential to bring happiness and freedom of self into companies and in the world.  She’s a lifelong development diva who is passionate about cultivating others to live, work and play with enthusiasm. With an MBA in International Business and training in coaching, transpersonal development, leadership, and conscious communication, Shereen brings an approach that is global, humanistic and rooted in awareness.  She has been a sales & business development leader for over 15 years, working with 3 of the 5 top software companies of the 90s and a global leadership and human performance development organization.

Shereen is a lead coach and consultant with Delivering Happiness, llc a faculty member of the Self Awareness Institute.  Just a few of the leading companies she has worked for or engaged with include: CA Technologies, GlobalNovations, BSI Americas, Kering, McKesson, MPI, Fierce Inc., Genentech, TSYS, Web Industries, SunTrust Banks, and Diageo.  She has also worked with organizations and spoken at events throughout the USA, the Middle East and in Europe.

Raised internationally, residing in the U.S. and educated in both, she considers herself a student of the world.  She draws on global philosophies, in an integrated approach to work and life that blends ancient wisdom with modern modalities. Her passions include laughing every day with her two sons, dance, meditation, travel, connecting with her “tribe” and inspiring others towards awareness, harmony and happiness.

Andres Oppenheimer

Andres Oppenheimer is the Latin American editor and syndicated foreign affairs columnist with The Miami Herald. His column, The Oppenheimer Report, appears twice a week in The Miami Herald and more than 60 U.S. and foreign newspapers. He is the author of “Saving the Americas” (Random House, 2007) and four other best-selling books, is a regular political analyst with “CNN en Espanol”, and anchors his own Spanish-language television show, “Oppenheimer Presenta” which airs in the United States and 19 countries.

His previous jobs at The Miami Herald included Mexico City bureau chief, foreign correspondent, and business writer. He previously worked for five years with The Associated Press in New York, and has contributed on a free-lance basis to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, the BBC, and CBS’ “60 Minutes.”

He is the co-winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize as a member of The Miami Herald team that uncovered the Iran-Contra scandal. He won the Inter-American Press Association Award twice (1989 and 1994), and the 1997 award of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He is the winner of 1993 Ortega y Gasset Award of Spain’s daily El País, 1998 Maria Moors Cabot Award of Columbia University, 2001 King of Spain Award, given out by the Spanish news agency EFE and King Juan Carlos I of Spain, 2002 Overseas Press Club Award and the Suncoast Emmy award from the National Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences in 2006.

He was selected by the Forbes Media Guide as one of the “500 most important journalists” of the United States in 1993, and by Poder Magazine as one of the “100 most powerful people” in Latin America in 2002 and 2008.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he studied law, and moved to the United States in 1976 with a fellowship from the World Press Institute. After a year at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, he obtained a Master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University in New York in 1978.

Oppenheimer’s latest book, “Saving the Americas: Latin America’s dangerous decline, and what the United States must do,” was described by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso as a “must-read.” Costa Rica President Oscar Arias called it “a landmark work” and “an engaging study that politicians, academics, journalists and other leaders will be citing for years to come.”

His previous book, “Ojos Vendados: Estados Unidos y el negocio de la corrupcion en America Latina”, on the role of U.S. corporations in recent Latin American corruption scandals, topped Argentina’s list of best-sellers in May, 2001, and was on the best-sellers’ list in Mexico and several other Latin American countries in 2001 and 2002.

Oppenheimer’s best-selling book, “Bordering on Chaos: Guerrillas, Stockbrokers, politicians and Mexico’s road to prosperity” was profiled by CBS’ “60 Minutes” in June, 1996, and by PBS’ Frontline in May, 1997. The book was described by Mike Wallace of “60 Minutes” as “A fascinating account of political and financial corruption in Mexico,” and was selected by The Los Angeles Times’ Book Review as one of the “best books” of that year. The Los Angeles Times review concluded, “Not only a must read, a great read.”

Oppenheimer’s first book, “Castro’s Final Hour: An eyewitness account of the disintegration of Castro’s Cuba” was described by Bob Woodward, of The Washington Post, as “a spectacular job of reporting, investigating and observing,” and by The Dallas Morning News as “the definitive book on Cuba in the past decade.”
Oppenheimer has also written “Cronicas de Heroes y Bandidos”, a collection of reports from various Latin American countries over the past two decades, was a best-seller in Mexico and several other Latin American countries.