Gabriel Shweiri is President and CEO of BGI Worldwide Logistics. A global logistics and transportation provider that he established in 1999. His professional career began directly out of graduate school working for one of the largest US based freight forwarding companies. After taking positions with several companies during a volatile M&A period in the industry, Gabriel gained extensive experience in global management as well as startup operations. His experience took him through sales, operations, technology, accounting, management and marketing as well as the functional areas of import, export, surface, air and ocean logistics. Gabriel has extensive travel experience in North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific, traveling to coordinate global operations and negotiate contracts.
Gabriel has been teaching International Business and Marketing at Santa Ana College for more than 15 years in the Global Business and Entrepreneurship department. He has taught International Business, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship classes. He was part of the advisory board for the SAC International Business degree and certificate programs. He is a certified CGBP and a certified CGBP trainer at Santa Ana College’s training program.
Gabriel earned his MIM from Thunderbird and his Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.