J.C. Iglesias was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in the metro New York area. After receiving a B.S. in Communication from Cornell University, he worked in media planning and account management for a large advertising agency before attending the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. After receiving an MBA in Marketing and Strategic Planning, Iglesias worked at a number of multinational consumer packaged goods and beverage companies, serving in a variety of marketing and brand management roles in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Most recently, he served as Global Marketing Director for a division of Pernod Ricard in the wine and spirits industry.