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Manuel Lorenzo is the Director of City of Knowledge Foundation's Panama Business Accelerator, and the general manager of Venture Club, the first and only business angel network in Panama. He is the national coordinator of the High-growth Entrepreneurship Support Program in Panama of the Inter-American Development Bank's Multilateral Investment Fund. He is a member of the board of Quantic Vision, an international information technology company. He has been a consultant, investment banker, businessman, and university professor. Manuel has been an invited professor for the Latin American Board's Global Competitiveness Leadership Program at Georgetown University. He holds an M.B.A. from INCAE Business School (1996) and he is a Computer Systems Engineer from Monterrey Institute of Technology - ITESM (1991). He was born and lives in Panama City, and is married with two children. He is a Fellow of the eighth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.