Bisila Bokoko is a phenomenal businesswoman internationally acclaimed for successfully taking companies from local to global. For 7 years, she held the position of Executive Director of the Spain-US Chamber of commerce in New York.
She then launched BBES, her consulting firm in 2012. Bokoko’s efforts have won her widespread recognition and led to dynamic involvement in EMPRETEC, a United Nations programme that supports up and coming entrepreneurs. Ms. Bokoko fronted the women’s scheme and actively worked to support female entrepreneurs in their efforts to launch hard hitting businesses. She herself is the face of “Bisila Wines”, her namesake global award-winning drop made in Spain.
Bisila has spent the last twenty years creating and expanding small businesses around the world. Regardless of the country, culture or access to capital, Bisila has successfully assisted over 200 companies, mainly smaller, female owned businesses, become both profitable and purposeful in their respective market. She is driven by her passion for helping entrepreneurs grow successful businesses and share their goods with the world.
While living in Spain, Bisila worked for The Valencia Institute of Export (IVEX), a regional trade agency which promotes the internationalization of companies. At IVEX, she developed and implemented many marketing strategies to help companies to market their products in the United States.
Additionally, Bisila established a logistics platform for companies to market and sell their products in the food, home textile, wines, furniture, lighting, toy and ceramic sectors. She also organized and coordinated trade missions and shows, as well as media and institutional trips.
More recently, Bisila served as the Executive Director of the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce, which facilitates commercial activities, investments, and many other promotional events for Spanish companies in the US. As the Chamber Executive Director, Bisila fostered trade and investment opportunities between Spanish and American companies of all sizes.
Today, Bisila works to create, expand and promote small businesses in over a dozen countries by using her expansive and diverse experience as an International Spokeswoman and Ambassador for a number of global organizations to empower others to take their companies to the next level.
Traveling the world for business and working towards even more success, Bisila is used to changing languages. In addition to Spanish and English, she speaks French and German and studies several others.