Luis Henrique Ball was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He attended high School in the United States and is an alumnus of Carnegie-Mellon University of Pittsburgh, Penn., with a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics. He also holds an advanced degree from I.E.S.A. in Caracas. Currently, Ball is chairman and CEO of GrupoCiencia and Allegheny Medical Systems LLC, both companies based in Boca Raton, Fla., that are engaged in distribution of high-tech medical devices in a dozen Latin American countries. He is also the founder, publisher, and owner of PanAm Post, an online bilingual publication dedicated to news and opinion about the Americas.  PanAm Post has been certified by Google and Alexa as one of the top websites of its kind worldwide.