About the Author
Harry Strachan was born and raised in Costa Rica. He went to the United States for his higher education, eventually earning a doctorate from the Harvard Business School. He has had three careers, the first as a professor with the INCAE Business School of Central America and then the Harvard Business School. In the second he joined Bain & Co in Boston as a management consultant. In the third he returned to his home in Costa Rica, continued to consult with Bain but also founded Mesoamerica Partners for private equity investing and M&A advisory services. The Strachan Foundation, which he created in honor of his grandparents and parents, supports educational and other philanthropic activities through Central America. For his work in the region, he was named one of the one hundred most influential business leaders by the magazine Estrategia y Negocios.