Edward De Valle II
After graduating college, his career began at GE as the Marketing Manager for GE Power Systems Latin America. He then became Director of Sales for group publisher IPG, and manage all sales and marketing for Newsweek, Vogue, Glamour, Discover, Men’s Fitness, Prevention, Teen and Architectural Digest for both the U.S. Hispanic and Latin America markets.
Drawing from that experience, De Valle then founded AMGW Agency, an Americas-focused digital, advertising and public relations company in 2001. His global perspective contributed to his desire to provide marketing strategies to real estate developers, hoteliers and luxury brands on a worldwide scale.
After having much success with his own marketing and communications company he set of to do what he always wanted to do, which was to become — a serial entrepreneur. In 2012 he purchased the franchise “Douglas Elliman Real Estate” for representation in the Dominican Republic.
In 2013 he made a deal with Forbes Magazine in New York and was later awarded the honored to own the license to publish Forbes in Central America and the Caribbean.
In 2015 De Valle founded LINKS with a goal of providing clients with high-impact, intelligent and innovative solutions in the marketing world.
From 2001-2017 A special passion for real estate marketing has led him to become one of America’s top marketing, and communications professional’s to help developers sell new developments.
Edward De Valle has marketed more than $15 billion of residential and vacation real estate projects for many of the world’s most prominent developers and architects, including Roger Staubach, Andres Balaz, Richard Meier, Zaha Hadid and Armani.
In 2017 he secured the license to build alongside the development company Grupo Zagalo the first-ever yoo Studio by Phillipe Starck project ever to be constructed in the Caribbean. Today his regional Caribe LINKS office manages the sales and marketing with brokerage Ankrom Group.
Jan 2016 – Present
Location: Miami, Florida
LINKS WorldGroup, is a marketing communications agency headquartered in Miami. We have rapidly grown to become an industry leader in the Caribbean and Latin America with a robust portfolio of travel and hospitality, tech, real estate, and consumer goods clients. In addition to four U.S. offices, LINKS has locations throughout the Caribbean and Latin America with offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico.
As a member of Tribe Global, an expanding network of independent, member-owned communications agencies, we have additional offices in Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Fundación De Valle
Jan 2014 – Present
Location: Dominican Republic
Fundación De Valle is a Dominican Republic based charity focused on helping children of any age with special needs, hardship’s, living with HIV or AIDS.
Our mission is to join forces with people and 3rd parties who’s companies committed to corporate social responsibility in the Dominican Republic.
Families who have children with special needs and hardships often deal with similar challenges and the same applies to young people infected with HIV or are currently living with AIDS. They may have concerns about education, services, therapies, respite and other issues directly related to their situation.
Fundación De Valle in the Dominican Republic aim is to bring families and young people together for friendship, to share information and to support one another.
For information visit fundaciondevalle.org
Oct 2013 – Dec 2015
Location: Miami, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Central America
Edward De Valle pioneered the creation of Forbes Central America and Caribbean and by early 2013 had already published the first of seven different editions for this region. Edward has hosted a handful of successful Forbes business forums in the United States and Argentina.
With its wide editorial lens, soaring digital success and iconic status in the lexicon of American media, Forbes is not just a business magazine and website, but a media brand that documents and promotes innovation, leadership, politics, entertainment, technology, culture, business and style.Forbes’ mission is to deliver information on the people, ideas and technologies changing the world to our community of affluent business decision makers.
What distinguishes Forbes from other media brands is our exceptional access to the world’s most powerful people—the game changers and disruptors who are advancing industries across the globe. Through our unique platform of print, digital and mobile products, Forbes is changing the way content is created, distributed, consumed and shared.
Since 1917, Forbes magazine has provided the world’s affluent business leaders with strategic insight and information. Forbes magazine is the audience leader in the business category and has seen the only newsstand growth in the category, up 4.3%.*
Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Jan 2013 – Dec 2015
Location: Dominican Republic
Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman has grown to become the largest regional and the nation’s fourth largest real estate company, with a current network of more than 6,000 agents in over 80 offices throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island…
Americas Media Group Worldwide
Apr 2001 – Jan 2012
Location: Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
AMGW AGNECY has gone into its 10th Year Anniversary with the opening of 3 new offices in Brazil and a new office in Dominican Republic. It is a full-service public relations, integrated marketing, and communications firm. AMGW AGENCY is leading the way as the fastest growing advertising and public relations firm in the world. Focuses on creating high-caliber communication campaigns showing generated success and sales for their clients – it all begins with AMGW’s company organization and growth.
The AMGW AGENCY PRworks, Mediaworks, Creativeworks, Translations, and Affiliate Marketing divisions have an unyielding commitment to research and development, thereby securing a unique understanding of changing trends, target audiences, and the ever-evolving global market place. Our media planners are therefore experts at preparing and executing marketing strategies on all levels; from a local to a global scale.
With a staff that speaks over 10 languages combined with an unmatched operations network, each client is guaranteed flawless marketing practices and procedures. With regional offices in Miami, New York, San Francisco, Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Sao Paulo, Goiania, Brasilia, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, India, Dubai, Qatar, Lebanon and Dubai.
Recently partnering a global alliance with El Taller Creativo out of Dominican Republic, making AMGW the number one “Go To” Advertising, PR, & Communications firm in Miami, FL for The Americas and Caribbean. Its past and current client roster includes but not limited to Blue Martini, Mango, Timberland, Desigual, Boulan South Beach Residences, The W South Beach, Four Seasons Miami Residences, South Florida District Dental Association, Rosewood Sand Hill Sense Spa, Nest Casa and Trump Organization (Panama, Puerto Rico, Hollywood).
- Nova Southeastern University : Pre Doc Field Of Study – Business Administration and Management, General 2003 – 2006
- Nova Southeastern University: Master of Business Administration (MBA) Field Of Study – Business Administration, Management and Operations 1999 – 2002
- Nova Southeastern University: Bachelor of Science (BS) Field Of Study – Business Administration and Management, General 1994 – 1998
Featured Skills & Endorsements
Social Media Marketing
International Media Planning
New Business Development
Latin American Markets
International Public Affairs
Online Media Buys
Business Relationship Management
Luxury Brand Marketing