Welcome to the "Help send Kyle to the G20" blog. Recently, I was selected as one of 7 Canadian youth to represent the country at the G20 Youth Summit in Mexico this may. As a result, I was tasked with raising $3500 in order to attend and because of your kindness, I was successful in doing so! Keep posted for live updates from the Y20-G20 summit here!

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Kyle Fiore Professional Background

Kyle Fiore
Master, Corporate Communication Candidate at IE School of Communication

Masters in Corporate Communication Candidate (2012) at a top European business school with fluency in English, Spanish and French seeking a position in International public and corporate relations.
I have a Bachelor in International Business with an international marketing and trade focus and have a solid business development background demonstrated by my experience with Bombardier Transportation, Export Development Canada and as an official Canadian youth representative at the Summit of the Americas.
I am a passionate individual with experience living, working and studying in Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Honduras and Europe.

Master, Corporate Communication Candidate at IE School of Communication
October 2011 - Present (7 months) 
Specializing in Corporate image management, International public relations and Communications.
Member of IE Entrepreneurship club, IE Tennis Club, IE Corporate Communication Club and IE Venture Network

Director of Communications and Operations with IE Venture Network at IE Business School

September 2011 - Present (8 months)
IE Venture Network is an event sponsored by Heineken that takes place every week at IE Business school. The idea is to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their business ideas to an esteemed panel of judges and gain valuable feedback to improve their businesses.
As director of Communications and Operations, it is my responsibility to manage the social media strategy as well as the internal and external relationships with the Entrepreneurial community. Furthermore, I take part in the strategic decision process for the event as well as aid in selecting the projects being showcased.

Business Development Associate - Business Development Group at Export Development Canada
January 2010 - October 2011 (1 year 10 months)
Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.
This position required extensive knowledge of the financial services industry as well as a solid grasp of international trade and exporting practices. As a Business Development Associate, it was my responsibility was to seek out opportunity and identify trends in the Forestry, Fisheries and Agricultural sectors for Canadian exporters looking to expand their operations internationally.
This was done through attending industry related trade shows, creating market research reports and liaising internally and with various external stakeholders including the Canadian Government, International organizations ( WTO, EX-IM Bank etc.), Canadian and Foreign financial institutions and Canadian companies of all sizes.

Project Manager - Ottawa, Canada at Global Vision / Junior Team Canada
January 2009 - January 2010 (1 year 1 month) 
Marketed and promoted the organization to government, business and youth all over the Americas.
Was a Canadian and GV representative at the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago and at the OAS General Assembly in Honduras.

Canadian Representative at Fifth Summit of the Americas and the OAS General Assembly
May 2009 - June 2009 (2 months) 
Selected amongst thousands of Canadians to represent Canadian youth at both the Summit of the Americas
and the OAS General Assembly.
I had to ensure Canada's interests were promoted in every meeting that took place as well as increase the overall visibility of the country at both events.

Business Development Consultant at Koobet Strategic Development
September 2008 - December 2008 (4 months) 
Worked as a consultant for companies looking to expand their business in the MERCOSUR region.
This was an internship completed while I was studying at La Universidad Catolica in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Junior Buyer/Procurement Analyst at Bombardier Transportation
June 2007 - September 2007 (4 months) 
Was selected amongst hundreds of applicants for the Global Edge pilot program. As a result, I was given the 
opportunity to do a summer internship at Bombardier Transportation in central Mexico.

Volunteer Experience

Canadian Representative at G20 Youth Summit

March 2012 - Present (2 months)
Selected amongst hundreds of Canadians to represent Canada at the youth G20 summit in Puebla, Mexico. Seven youth from every G20 nation in the world will get together to network, negotiate and develop viable solutions to existing issues plaguing youth globally. A document will be drafted collectively and presented to all leaders of the G20 nations in June.

Vice-President Corporate Development at
AIESEC Carleton
January 2006 - January 2008 (2 years 1 month) 
Leader of the marketing team in endorsing international internships and exchange opportunities. The goal of
this position was to meet targets and solidify partnerships with key industry players.

Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) Candidate
Forum for International Trade Training
Certified Tennis Instructor
Tennis Canada

English Spanish French

Instituto de Empresa
Master, Corporate Communication, 2011 - 2012 Activities and Societies: IE Fellowship recipient,
IE Entrepreneurship club, IE Tennis Club, IE Corporate Communication Club, IE Venture Network
Carleton University
Bachelor, International Business: Concentration in Marketing and Trade, 2005 - 2009 Activities and Societies: AIESEC Carleton

Universidad Católica de Argentina
International Marketing and Trade, 2008 - 2008 Activities and Societies: UCA International Exchange

Honours and Awards
Queens Conference on International Business Case winner - Youth Canadian Representative at the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago -Youth Canadian Representative at the OAS general assembly in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Marketing, Communications, Tennis, Fitness/Sports, New media, Country/Cultural branding, Fashion and entertainment, Latin America, International trade and development