Marcelo Cardoso

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Marcelo Cardoso serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Laureate Education, Inc., a role he has held since June 2021. Marcelo oversees operations in Mexico and Peru, as well as the leadership of Laureate’s Academic Quality organization.

Prior to his current role, Marcelo held several senior positions within Laureate, including Chief Transformation Officer, Regional Vice President of Operations for Brazil, and Chief Executive Officer of Laureate Brazil.

Before joining Laureate in 2011, Marcelo served as Latin America Vice President, Business Operations & CFO for Dell EMC Computer Systems and held senior leadership positions at Johnson Controls.

Marcelo holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil) and an M.B.A. in management from the University of Michigan.

Marcelo Cardoso
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."

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