Ana "Puchi" Levis Peralta
Founder, President, and Entrepreneur in Puerto Rico
Ana is a marketing savvy entrepreneur with over 12 years of progressive experience managing over 30 clients that span from IT providers and software developers to mortgage banks, as well as sophisticated consumer goods industries in the US, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. Some of her clients include, Colgate- Palmolive, Kraft Foods, Nestlé, Sprint, Sony, Mattel, Mueblerías Berriós (leading furniture retail company in P.R.), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Bristol Myers Squibb, and Schering- Plough, San Lucas Hospital, among others. She also worked as Caribbean Area Supervisor for Bacardi USA managing their premium brands (Bacardi Rums, Dewar's Scotch Whiskey, Grey Goose Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, and Martini Sparkling Wines & Vermouths) with16 distributor partners in 12 countries throughout the Caribbean basin, where she formed strong relationships with influential business people in the markets and acquired knowledge about international distribution channels.
In early 2013, after having worked for Bacardi Corporation, Ana founded Clever Media LLC, an advertising agency specialized in digital marketing strategies which has had 200% growth and 160% growth in years 1 and 2, despite the hard economic times in Puerto Rico.
Today, as the President of Clever Media, Ana is a thought leader driving the advertising industry with creative marketing strategies and developing innovative pilot programs that stimulate economic growth. In 2014, she was selected by Caribbean Business for the “40 under 40” award, a publication that annually honors the achievements of Puerto Rico’s top young executives under 40 years of age recognizing them as the most promising young business leaders of tomorrow. In August 2015, she completed the Hive Global Leadership Program, a program that selects only 90 leaders from over 4,000 applicants around the world. She is a member of the Sales and Marketing Executive Association and has actively participated in key conferences including Collision, Social Media Marketing World, EMBLEM, Founder’s Institute, Grupo Guayacán, and CIO & IT Leadership Conference. In 2016, she also took on the position of SeniorMarketing Advisor for Desrupt Magazine, an innovative magazine in the Caribbeanand US Hispanic Market that celebrates creative entrepreneurship.
Ana holds a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (B.A.S.) from Loyola University New Orleans.