Dr. Hugo Patiño has worked in the beer industry for over 30 years, with brewing experience in the USA and in Mexico. He started his brewing career at Cervecería Cuauhtémoc in Monterrey, Mexico. He taught at the University of California-Davis. In his 27 year career at Molson Coors Brewing Co., he held a variety of leadership roles in the areas of Research & Development, Quality Management, and Technical Services encompassing from barley breeding to brewing and packaging.
He has successfully led multi-functional teams to deliver cost and quality improvements, as well as the development and implementation of new products. He is fluent in Spanish.