Carlos Carbonell, the CEO and Founder of Echo Interaction Group, was recently recognized by Orlando Magazine as one of the area’s 50 Most Powerful Leaders in our local community.
“Carbonell is a key player in Orlando’s technology, business, Hispanic and LGBTQ communities, using his award-winning mobile app company as his base to become a featured speaker at the prestigious SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, and a board member with the Orlando Economic Partnership. With his varied background, Carbonell serves as an adviser to Orlando and Orange County mayors. He’s also a founding board member of the One Orlando Alliance assisting the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting; a board adviser for the newly created Orlando Regional Tech Association; and a board member of the Orlando City (Soccer) Foundation. He also sits on tech advisory committees for Valencia College and Full Sail University. In 2017, Carbonell was selected as one of two Business Leaders of the Year by the Metropolitan Business Association. “I draw joy from connecting people,’’ he says, “especially when I know there would have been little chance they would have connected otherwise.”