Nando Parrado is a Uruguayan businessman and motivational speaker. He is best known for his role in the 1972 Andes flight disaster, in which he and a group of Uruguayan rugby players and their friends were stranded in the mountains after their plane crashed. Parrado and another survivor, Roberto Canessa, hiked for 10 days to find help, a journey that is widely considered one of the most remarkable survival stories in history. He has written a book about the experience, “Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home”. Parrado has also been a motivational speaker, sharing his story of resilience, determination, and leadership to inspire others to overcome adversity.