Italo Antoniotti is a Latin American expert in corporate fundraising and political communications. He serves as Director of Institutional Relations for Fedecocagua, the Guatemalan association of independent coffee producers, the largest such association in the country.
With extensive experience in government affairs and broadcast journalism as a correspondent for NBC, CNN and Televisa, Italo Antoniotti is a frequent lecturer on topics ranging from fundraising and media relations to interview techniques and earned media strategy.
At Fedecocagua, he implements innovative fundraising strategies that turn corporate clients into donors and works on the “Rural Chains of Value” project in cooperation with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Much of his work benefits local cooperatives focused on combatting malnutrition in poor communities.
A citizen of Italy and Guatemala, Italo studied political science at the prestigious Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala.