Nelson Albareda
Nelson Albareda, a Cuban-American business executive and GRAMMY® & Latin GRAMMY® Award winning producer, has over 25 years of diverse experience acrossmedia, live entertainment, marketing, content, sports and real estate. Albareda got an early start in business at the age of 14 in 1990, where he became passionate about business and entrepreneurship. He had a successful career as a young professional, quickly moving up the ranks across multiple companies and diverse industries, including in the advertising, spirits, entertainment and media sectors. Initially starting at RMM Records (Universal Music), and eventually ending up at Univision Radio where he was responsible for creating the company’s non-traditional revenue initiatives across the organization.In 2002, Albareda saw an opportunity in the events, entertainment and marketing space, which is where he had early success as an entrepreneur. Most notably in 2008, Albareda established Eventus Marketing, which grew to serve and partnerwith a wide-range of marquee clients such as Sony Music, Univision Communications, New York Yankees, Kimberly-Clark, Walmart, McDonald’s, Keurig Dr Pepper, HBO, Walt Disney Entertainment, Sirius XM and Latin GRAMMY’s among many others. In 2013, Eventus had become the largest multicultural marketing company in the US, which is when Albareda sold the company to Advantage Solutions via a roll-up strategy led by private equity group Apax Partners.In 2017, Albareda established Loud And Live, where he currently serves as CEO. The company has quickly grown to be a dominant player across its areas of focus, including music, entertainment, sports, content development and marketing.With its rapid growth, Loud And Live has quickly become a power-house in the entertainment space. Producing and promoting US and International tours for a roster of artists to include Juan Luis Guerra, Carlos Vives, Roberto Carlos, Ricardo Montaner, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Ricardo Arjona, Ruben Blades, Franco De Vita, Silvestre Dangond, Farruko, JBalvin, Camilo, Laura Pausini, Marco Antonio Solis, Camila, Mau y Ricky, Eva Luna, Reik, Pedro Capo, Prince Royce, Vicente Garcia, Carlos Rivera, are amongst the few.In addition to his endeavors at Loud And Live, Nelson has a real-estate portfolio and management company focused on commercial and multi-family properties in South Florida. Albareda also has a long history of serving his community. In 2010, he was appointed by the US Congress to serve as a Commissioner on the Federal Commission to provide a report to President Obama on the creation of the National Museum of the American Latino in Washington DC. He also currently serves as a Director on the US Cuba Democracy PAC, a Cuban-American group that advocates democracy in Cuba.