Samuel Logan, Founder & President
Samuel is the founder of Southern Pulse and is now the CEO of Evidencity, a Southern Pulse incubated company. With Southern Pulse, he focuses on company strategy and business development in the US and Europe, and engages in public speaking opportunities to develop new client relationships. He encourages the overall cohesiveness of the Southern Pulse team through servant leadership, coaching and mentoring company employees and contractors across all practice areas and regions.
Eduardo Mills, Chief Operations Officer
Eduardo oversees all aspects of Southern Pulse operations in the field. He maintains the integrity of our project management process by ensuring that projects are adequately resourced and completed on time, while managing client expectations and performing quality control checks on all of our work before delivery. Eduardo supports research design and collection regime architecture for projects across the region. He also oversees the integrity and security of the Southern Pulse collaboration platforms including email, voice, and chat communications.
Liz Lauzon, Content Chief
Liz supervises the production of Southern Pulse products and subscriptions available for clients as well as manages the company's website and online presence. She writes content about current events in Latin America for the Analysis Blog, newsletters, and risk assessment memos. Liz is also a Project Manager, coordinating investigations and research and composing final client deliverable reports. She assists in business development efforts, oversees media partnerships, and manages the Southern Pulse Contributing Editor Internship Program. Liz graduated with a Masters in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California and received her Bachelors from the University of Richmond.
JESSICA SOTO, TRAINING DIRECTOR
Jessica manages the development and production of Southern Pulse | Training classes and workshops. She works closely with a roster of highly experienced instructors to provide training throughout Latin America as a solution to common problems our clients in the region face, like insider threats, high employee turnover, and situational risk awareness. Jessica further manages contracts to provide subject-matter expertise for governments in the Americas on topics such as: Critical Infrastructure Protection, response to current events in the Middle East including the Islamic State, and classes relating to Russia/Ukraine, China, Turkey and other state actors. As part of her work, Jessica recruits and manages instructors and local correspondents to support the needs of strategic advisory clients.
PABLO ZEBALLOS, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - SOUTH AMERICA
Working with Southern Pulse in the U.S., Pablo oversees all aspects of operations for Southern Pulse | South America. He directs field research and investigations engaged in South America, while supporting business development efforts and other operations in Central America.
RAFAEL SALIÉS, Project DIRECTOR
Rafael manages projects in Brazil and South America. He also assists with Southern Pulse business development efforts in Brazil and frequently contributes the Analysis blog. Rafael supports Brazil project research design and source development and maintenance in Brazil.
Ariel Rosen, Project Manager
Ariel leads geopolitical risk investigations based in Latin America that provide clients with strategic business intelligence and recommendations on navigating Latin markets. Her expertise lies in risk management, threat evaluations, and market entry & growth strategy in high-risk emerging markets. Ariel graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University, and currently resides in Bogota, Colombia.
Manuela Micoli, research analyst
She provides support in collecting information for ongoing research and investigations through the use of open source and interviews to established and new human sources. She focuses on analyzing the content of the intelligence collected and drafting the information to be added into the final products. She also supports the development of projects in Central America by helping clients expand their business in the region, and understand risks while learning how to prevent them.