Head of South America

Silvia Ardila

Silvia brings 18 years of experience to her role as the head of South America. She has experience both in Latin America and France in public affairs and strategic communications work, including strong experience in the technology, healthcare, consumer, and fintech industries, having worked for clients such as GoDaddy, Amadeus, CAT phones, Takeda, MSD, Geopagos, Tribal, Visa, and Subway among many others.

Before joining Speyside, she spent several years living in Italy and France, where she studied and worked in Healthcare-specilized consultancies leading communications work. In Latin America she also worked as corporate affairs director for human capital and as external relations leader for STG Latin America at IBM, positioning the company among media, key influencers, and analysts. Additionally, she has worked as a university professor of communications at Universidad El Bosque and Universidad Sergio Arboleda in Colombia. Silvia is a passionate storyteller who knows how to translate business content into stories and relationships that connect.