Mr. Alcazar is a regular speaker at industry trade shows, conferences, and special events related to cross cultural marketing and communications.
Currently, he leads the growth of digital-centric advertising ﬁrm The Tombras Group’s Washington DC practice and is executive creative director of the cross cultural communications agency Culture ONE World. Clients include government agencies such as the Departments of Justice, Transportation, Energy, Agriculture, Health and Human Services as well as NGO’s and corporations like LIVESTRONG, AT&T, American Heart Association, Boy Scouts of America, NCLR, Kraft Foods, Epilepsy Foundation, and Catholic Charities amongst others.
Mr. Alcazar has successfully guided education and media companies to achieve growth through corporate strategy, global expansion and business development. As president and Chief Creative Officer of HCN, he built the largest cause marketing and educational media ﬁrm targeting U.S. Hispanics. Prior to that, as Vice President at companies like Pearson and Viacom he produced programming through television, publishing and online platforms to millions of people around the world.
He started his career as a marketing & advertising executive for agencies in Los Angeles, New York, and Mexico City. Carlos also spent two years in South Central Los Angeles as a schoolteacher working with Latino and African American students.
He holds a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and completed Executive Education programs on Corporate Governance from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Alcazar is a trustee of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and serves on the boards of World Affairs Council and the congressionally chartered National Environmental Education Foundation.