Marcelo B. Cardoso

CEO, Brazil

Marcelo Cardoso serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Laureate Brazil. As CEO, Mr. Cardoso manages strategy and operations in Brazil and works with the executive team to carry out long-term projects and goals.

Mr. Cardoso has been with Laureate since 2011 holding several leadership positions across our operations, starting as VP, Business Development and M&A Brazil, then as Regional VP, Operations at Laureate Brazil, to his most recent role as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) during early 2019. Previous to Laureate, Mr. Cardoso served as Latin America Vice President, Business Ops & CFO for Dell EMC Computer Systems and held senior leadership positions at Johnson Controls.

Mr. Cardoso holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil) and an MBA in management from University of Michigan.

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