Emilio Diez Barroso
Emilio Diez Barroso is a Mexican-American businessman, Chairman and CEO of NALA Investments, a private investment holding company with operations across various industries including communications, transportation, consumer products, real estate, technology and media.
Diez Barroso is the great-grandson of Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, founder of Mexico's Televisa network. He studied Economics and Finance at Harvard University, I.T.A.M. and Boston Universities, and has an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Santa Monica with an emphasis on Consciousness Health and Healing.
Diez Barroso has held senior level positions and sat on the board of most NALA owned companies. He was Managing Director for Corporacion Triangulo, an investment corporation headquartered in Mexico. He was named one of the 10 most powerful Latinos by Poder Magazine, and by The Hollywood Reporter. He is a partner at Bold Capital Partners, a venture capital firm investing in exponential transformation. 
He currently sits on the board of Saber Es Poder An empowerment network for US Hispanics, he chairs the board of The World is Just a Book Away, a non-profit organization empowering children to change their own lives and communities through books, libraries, and educational programs.. He is a member of the X Prize Foundation's Innovation Board, he is a member of the client advisory council for US Trust, Bank of America, serves on the board of The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and the The CrossRoads School for Arts and Sciences. His deepest intention in life is to alleviate human suffering.
In 1999, Emilio Diez Barroso founded NALA Investments ("North America Latin America"), and is currently its Chairman. It is a private investment holding company with operations across various industries including communications, energy, transportation, consumer products, real estate, technology and media, primarily in the United States and Latin America.
In 2005, Diez Barroso founded NALA Investments' production arm, NALA Films, that couples "Latin American talent, resources and incentives" and "English language motion pictures", and is based in Los Angeles. NALA Films' "has been producing and financing "two to five feature films per year."
- THR’s Latino Power 50 - Latin Gossip
- "WMA's Latin pic pal" by Dave McNary, November 2, 2006. Accessed April 8, 2008
- In the Valley of Elah: About the Filmmakers. Accessed April 8, 2008
- Hollywood Reporter: Hispanic Women Power 25, by Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, Cristy Lytal and Trisha Tucker, October 9, 2007. Accessed April 8, 2008
- NALA Films website. Accessed April 8, 2008