Edgar Rafael Olivo is an award-winning bilingual business communication expert, international corporate trainer, author and speaker whose work has been featured on Univision, Telemundo, CNN Latino, NPR, Phoenix Business Journal and many other media platforms. He founded Compass CBS, a computer and business school that delivers innovative leadership and training solutions to top businesses in North and Latin America in order to help them grow and develop strong, harmonious, productive and inclusive work communities.
His career has been focused on creating programs for leadership teams to create the environments where people and business can thrive with excellence in communication, thoughtful strategies and cultural inclusivity. He frequently advises senior executives working on large-scale, company-wide employee learning initiatives. His approach embraces human nature and new technology to strengthen knowledge and confidence in their people. His advice has helped organizations improve morale, retain and grow talent, reduce employee turnover costs, and increase productivity and sales.
A passionate advocate for economic development, community, culture and education. Edgar has invested much of his philanthropic efforts as an executive board member for grant-giving organizations, social-arts focused charter schools, financial advisory boards, and social justice projects.
Edgar is certified in business, finance, data analytics, corporate training, and executive coaching. He holds a business communication degree and applied business data analytics certificate from the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
When he is not working, you can find Edgar on his ranch in Northern Arizona searching for fossils and assisting his husband build a natural history museum.