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Carlos Macias

XL Alliance
Digital Strategist/Social Connector
New York, NY
Carlos Macías is a bilingual journalist, digital strategist and social media forecaster with experience on business, urban, social and foreign affairs. 

Carlos is currently team member at XL Alliance, a multicultural cross-channel marketing in NYC, as a digital strategist. The firm specializes on turning cultural trends into profits while keeping a stern ethical commitment to bring value to the communities they participate in. Clients include top 50 Fortune companies in the media, consumer-packaged goods, luxury and pharmaceutical realms.
He owns a robust editorial background covering the intersection between business, culture and policy in our multicultural society. Carlos has covered topics on consumer advocacy, domestic and foreign policy. Articles have been published on AS/COA Online, Americas Quarterly magazine, Latino Politics Blog, Being Latino Online Magazine, City Limits and ConsumerReports.org. He received a BA on business journalism and history from Baruch College – CUNY.

As part of his advocacy efforts in the Hispanic community, he serves as the marketing chair of the Colombian Education Fund, the first effort of its kind in the United States. From 2011 to 2013, he also volunteered as president of PorColombia, a nonprofit organization that focuses on leadership, corporate transparency and networking. 

Twitter: @thecarlitosway