Founder, President and CEO
Editor and Publisher
Jesús Chavarría's entrepreneurial career spans more than 34 years of leadership and
strategic management. He founded HispanicBusiness in 1979.
HispanicBusiness, the nation's preeminent U.S. Hispanic b2b digital-publishing company,
offers online news and information, research studies, and recruitment services.
A leader and advocate for Hispanic-owned small businesses and social entrepreneurs,
Mr. Chavarría has received numerous professional distinctions for pioneering the
growth and recognition of Hispanic enterprises nationwide. His awards and honors
include the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Hispanic Advertising
Agencies and Business Journalist of the Year from the Small Business Administration. In
2006, Mr. Chavarría was inducted into the Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum.
He holds a doctorate in history from the University of California, Los Angeles and has
served on the faculties of the University of Wisconsin and the University of California,
As editor and publisher of HispanicBusiness, Mr. Chavarría remains dedicated to
publishing innovative branded content, which began in 1983 with the debut of the
company's HispanicBusiness 500 listings.
In addition to HispanicBusiness, Mr. Chavarría founded HispanTelligence, the
company's research arm, which delivers targeted reports and strategic marketing
services. He also launched HireDiversity.com, a full-spectrum database and job board
that links underrepresented candidates with the nation's top corporations.