Carlos Guillem, MBA, PhD

Director

A season business executive having founded and co-founded a number of businesses, he has invested in multiple biotech companies, under the family office CarGin Enterprises, LLC.

Dr. Guillem started his professional career as a pilot, and then served 20 years as a pilot and Director of Operations, overseeing regulatory compliance of safety and standards. He later transitioned into entrepreneurship by founding North Texas Distillers and developing a number of consumer products, which led to a successful transaction a few years later.

He later joined the founding team at Western Son Distillery, where he serves as the Chief Operations and Finance Officer, managing $40mm in revenue, 200+ employees, multiply sites, with domestic and international operations. The team has developed Western Son Distillery to being one of the best performing brands in the industry while winning multiple HOT Brand and HOT Impact awards.

As a co-founding member of CarGin Enterprises, Dr. Guillem has helped raise over $100mm in capital rounds of financing and co-invested in a number of companies in the pharmaceutical industry. He has also served on a number of boards, transitioning out as teams are built and the business is developed.

Dr. Guillem holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, a Masters in Business Administration, and a doctorate in business administration, and is currently in his third year of law school as he pursues his Juris Doctorate.

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