Samuel Azout

Samuel Azout is the Founder and Chairman of ‘Fundación Futbol con Corazon’, an NGO dedicated to improving life opportunities for children and young adults, and creating safe and peaceful neighbourhoods in Colombia. Mr. Azout has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Cornell University. He also holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. Before becoming a social entrepreneur Samuel held the CEO position at Carulla Vivero S.A., the largest supermarket chain in Colombia. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Fundación Colombia, Fundación Carulla and Fundación Pies Descalzos, the NGO founded by Colombian singer and celebrity Shakira. [+]