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Fernando is Co-Chairman of Mercury Public Affairs. Previously he was the host of Matter of Fact on Hearst TV network. Prior to this, he was managing editor of The Fernando Espuelas Show (formerly Café Espuelas), a daily national talkshow broadcast live on the Univision Radio Network. He is also a regular political analyst on Univision's newscasts. He is also the CEO of VoxGente, LLC a media company based in Los Angeles and previously founded and was CEO of Voy LLC, a digital media company, which has established a unique content-creation, discovery, and distribution platform to find, share and enjoy Latin entertainment and culture. Fernando also founded and was Chairman and CEO of StarMedia Network, a pioneering multi-platform media company for Spanish and Portuguese speaking audiences worldwide. At StarMedia, he built the first online network to transcend national barriers, becoming the first and most recognized pan-Latin new media brand in Latin America and the United States, eventually serving 25 million people worldwide and reaching a market capitalization of $3.8 billion dollars. Fernando was recognized by Time magazine as one of the "Leaders of the Millennium," and he was honored as a "2000 All-Star" business leader by Crain's New York Business magazine. Prior to founding StarMedia Network, Fernando was the Managing Director of Marketing Communications for AT&T Latin America and the Caribbean. He held various senior positions at Ogilvy & Mather in both the United States and Latin America, and at advertising agencies Lowe & Partners and Young & Rubicams' Wunderman Worldwide. He is also the author of the book Life in Action. Fernando received a B.A. in History with distinction from Connecticut College. He is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.