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Rene Alegria

Rene Alegria is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mamiverse, a digital platform devoted to Latina moms and families, whose mission is to entertain, inform and empower Hispanics across the U.S.A.

Named as one of the top 100 most influential Latinos by Hispanic Magazine, Alegria was the founding publisher of Rayo/Hapercollins, an award-winning publishing imprint centered on giving voice to the Latino experience through books. With creative marketing and publicity campaigns, he built an organization that helped alter how bicultural U.S. Latinos are perceived, both as a content savvy community, as well as a cohesive revenue generating demographic. The books he published won over one hundred International Latino book awards.

Among those he has worked with and nurtured over the years were Project Runway’s Nina Garcia, PBS’s Ray Suarez, Grammy Award-winning artists Gloria Estefan and Celia Cruz; People en Español’s Armando Correa, Univision’s Jorge Ramos, Maria Elena Salinas, Maria Antonieta Collins, ABC’s John Quiñonez, as well as Isabel Allende and Paulo Coelho in Spanish, among scores of others.

Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Alegria has devoted his professional life to establishing positive, multidimensional images of Latinos through a variety of media. He lives in New York City.

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