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Nativa Team Consultation

Hire Nativa's team of multicultural thought leaders to help you with your pitch or client campaign.

Our team of diverse and bilingual professionals has extensive experience providing qualitative and quantitive insights to clients across different industries including Beauty, CPG, Education, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Government, Health and Retail.  We have supported clients from the research and brainstorming process all the way to implementing and monitoring performance.

Hire us to give your team the multicultural edge for your project or pitch.

Recent Awards by Nativa's Team

2019 - Key Multicultural Panelists at SXSW - Selection by Southwest Airlines

2019 - Spectrum Award, Multicultural Marketing Award - American Marketing Association

2019 - Key Online Multicultural Leaders at CES Selection by Southwest Airlines

2018 - Featured Speaker at the Open Data Science Conference

2017 - Spectrum Award, Multicultural Marketing Award - American Marketing Association

2017 - Startup Street Pitch Winner for OYE Intelligence software

2016 - USHCC BizPitch Winner for OYE Intelligence software

2016 - Women in Business and Leadership Award - U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

2016 - Women Welding the Way -Congressional Recognition

2016 - Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program – Stanford Graduate School of Business

2015 - Honorable Mention - Enterprising Women of the Year Award

2014 - Entrepreneur of the Year - Latina Style Magazine

2014 - Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas - U.S. State Department Civic Society

Featured Thought Leaders

Natasha Pongonis

Partner and Co-Founder

Natasha Pongonis

About

Partner and co-owner of Nativa, Natasha is a social media and business

communications expert with extensive international marketing experience. Being

fluent in four languages – English, Spanish, French & Italian – enables her to reach

and connect with a diverse digital audience across the globe. She has worked with

companies in Europe, North and South America developing a strong sense of

understanding companies’ needs. Natasha was named Entrepreneur of the Year by

Latina Style Magazine and last year participated at a round table of business women at

the White House as the only female entrepreneur from the Midwest. She was named

one of the top 50 History Makers by Columbus State Community College.

List of Natasha's Recent Speaking Events


  • 2019 - Featured Speaker, Women's Leadership Conference, The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH
  • 2019 - SWSX Diverse Founder Forum panelist. Austin, TX
  • 2019 - CES, Southwest Airline Key Influencer.  Las Vegas, NV
  • 2018 - Nationwide Insurance Business Solutions podcast, Guest speaker. Columbus, OH
  • 2018 - The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Convention. Cleveland, OH
  • 2018 - Featured Speaker, Techstars Startup Week. Boulder, CO
  • 2018 - Featured Speaker, Open Data Science Conference. Boston, MA
  • 2017 - White House, Latina Business Owners Round Table, Washington D.C.          
  • 2017 - Featured Speaker, WELD Woman, Leadership and Innovation Conference. Columbus, OH
  • 2017 - Featured Speaker, Employment & Career Expo, Data Analytics Recruiting. Columbus, OH
  • Eric Diaz

    Partner and Co-Founder








    Eric Diaz

    About

    Partner and co-owner of Nativa, Eric leads the team by focusing on the needs of

    the client to deliver the best long-term solution through his creative team. He

    credits his years working across continents for the corporate giant Staples, Inc. as

    the guiding path to his strong project management ability. To stay on top of the

    newest trends in multicultural marketing, Eric participates in online

    conversations, researches best practices and industry trends, and discusses the

    newest wrinkles in marketing, advertising, and digital strategies.

    List of Eric's Recent Speaking Events


  • 2019 - Diverse Founders Forum at SWSX - Austin, TX
  • 2019 - Latinx Influencer Workshop Movement - Phoenix, AZ
  • 2019 - Corporate Diversity – Do they Walk the Talk? - Phoenix, AZ
  • 2019 - Key Online Multicultural Leaders at CES – Selection by Southwest Airlines - Las Vegas, NV
  • 2018 - Nationwide Insurance Business Solutions podcast - Columbus, OH
  • 2018 - Diferente: Social Media Future & Why Diversity is under Attack podcast - Miami, FL
  • 2018 - The Big Pitch at CEI – Featured Speaker on Marketing/Advertising – Phoenix, AZ
  • 2018 - YEA (Young Entrepreneurs Academy) CEO Panel – Phoenix, AZ
  • 2017 - Startup Street Pitch Winner for OYE Intelligence software – Phoenix, AZ
  • 2017 - LatinX Movers & Marketers at Collectivo – Phoenix, AZ
  • 2017 - College Success Arizona Symposium – Keynote Speaker – Phoenix, AZ
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    Columbus, OH: 1275 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH 43212

    Phoenix, AZ: 3428 N. 15th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015

    Online: www.thenativa.com

    Phone: (650) 530-6508