Joaquin Tamez leads Academic Partnerships’ international division as its President. He is responsible for marketing, operations and partner relations with universities in Latin America and Spain. Prior to joining AP, Joaquin was CEO of Bestday.com, the leading online travel agency in Mexico, which grew to more than $500MM in sales under his leadership. Joaquin has previously served in various leadership capabilities at Expedia Inc., including general manager of Hotels.com for Latin America and Vice President of Global Strategy. Joaquin holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor of Arts in Pedagogy from Centro de Estudios Universitarios in Monterrey, Mexico.