Enhanced Value Through Memorable Experiences and Operational Excellence

Services & Expertise

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Project Management

Reliable and Proven Methods that focus on the Fundamentals:

  • Scope Management
  • Time & Schedules
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Standards & Controls
  • Resource Management
  • Communication Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk Management & Controls
  • Procurement Management
  • Integration Management
  • Social Responsibility
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Event Management

Focusing on the Three Pillars for Success:

  • People & Organizations
  • Resources & Infrastructure (including Hardware & Software)
  • Programs & Services
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Capacity Building

Learning and Experience, with a focus on cross-functional Integration, are the building blocks for Sustainable Growth, and are the keys to Organizational Excellence

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IT Solutions

Complementing Capacity Building, the Technical Understanding to know what is needed in terms of:

  • Process Systems & Workflow Management Tools
  • Planning Systems
  • Enterprise Systems
    • Creation of the Critical Central Database
    • Data Converted to
      Meaningful Information

Criteria for Success

Core Values

More than just words, Passion that results in Contribution:

  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Accountability
  • Results
  • Learning
  • Innovation
  • People
  • Service
  • Excellence (Quality + Passion)


Increase stakeholder values through Operational and Experiential Excellence, yielding Project Success.

Sample Scorecard

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Innovation, hand-in-hand with Standardization to:

  • Optimize Processes & Efficiencies
  • Elevate Quality & Enhance Services
  • Drive Consistency
  • Advance all aspects of Safety Performance while Managing Risks
  • Improve, & Sustain Organization Excellence

Mission Statement

Iñaki Alvarez Solutions (IAS) is in the "Large Project Business."

Using a unique set of skills developed over many years, IAS transforms abstract concepts and complex goals into concrete processes. We thrive on problem-solving and innovation, with a good dose of IT solutions.

But most importantly, at its core, IAS knows it's in the "People Business."

With a collaborative, hands-on style that focuses on collective growth and sustainability, we believe that an organization's greatest assets are its people and the culture they create within.

IAS's mission is to turn your vision, your goals, and your objectives into meaningful and measurable results.

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Contact IAS

Questions? Comments? Please feel free to reach out: solutions@inakialvarez.com

About The Founder

Iñaki Alvarez was born in Manila, Philippines, and has played fútbol (soccer) all his life. He played for the National Team, competing in several international tournaments, including the Asian Games and Olympic Qualifiers. He went on to play soccer in the USA, where he settled down and became a small business owner, in addition to founding an international youth soccer tournament, The San Francisco Cup. After joining the local organizing committee for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, he merged his passions for sports and events, traveling the world to help organize and execute international tournaments including: the Olympics, more FIFA World Cups (Men), the Gold Cup, the Copa America, and other FIFA World Cups (Beach, Fútsal, Club, U-17, U-20, etc.) He currently lives in the USA.


  • Masters of Business Administration
    International Business & Finance
    San Francisco State University, 1983
  • Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP)
    Project Management Institute (PMI),
    Switzerland, 2012
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish

Event History

  • FIFA World Cups – USA 1994, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014
  • Olympic Games, Atlanta 1996
  • FIFA U17 World Cups – Peru 2005, Korea 2007, Nigeria 2009, UAE 2013
  • FIFA U20 World Cups – Colombia 2011, Turkey 2013
  • FIFA U17 Women's World Cup New Zealand 2008
  • FIFA U20 Women's World Cups – Russia 2006, Chile 2008
  • FIFA Fútsal World Cups –Taipei 2004, Brazil 2008
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups Brazil 2005, 2006, 2007
  • FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010
  • CONCACAF tournaments and congresses (20+) since 2014 including Gold Cup 2015 and Copa America Centenario 2016

In Loving Memory

Fernando Gimenez Alvarez
FIFA Order of Merit
US Merchant Marine
Father, Grandfather, & Great Grandfather