Juan José Hurtado

Senior Vice President, Global Operations & Learning and Innovation

Juan José Hurtado serves as Senior Vice President of Laureate’s Global Operations and Learning Innovation division, a role he was appointed to in February 2018, after several years in leadership positions at Laureate. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Hurtado leads Laureate’s strategy for Global Operations and Learning Innovation. 

“As the world changes, so do the needs of students, employers, and our communities. As a higher education provider, instrumental in our success and impact is our ability to innovate and provide differentiated learning opportunities for all of our stakeholders. By doing so, we are Here for Good.”

Prior to assuming the position of SVP, Global Operations and Learning Innovation, Mr. Hurtado served as CEO of Central America (2014 – 2017), and VP for Human Resources in the Latin America Region (2012 – 2014). Mr. Hurtado previously held leadership positions at Unilever, and brings more than 25 years of experience in Human Resources, as well as experience as an operator and senior manager to Laureate.

Mr. Hurtado holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Lima University in Peru, and an M.B.A. from IESE (University of Navarra) in Barcelona, Spain.

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