Supporters

Inspiring us to accomplush our mission

Carlos Brito

CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Carlos Brito is the CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, a publicly traded company based in Leuven, Belgium, with approximately 180,000 exceptional colleagues in nearly 50 countries and more than 500 iconic brands sold in more than 100 countries. AB InBev’s portfolio includes 8 of the top 10 most valuable beer brands according to the BrandZ list (Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Skol, Corona, Brahma, Aguila, Modelo).

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Eduardo Mufarej

Founder at StoneCo

Eduardo Mufarej built his career in private equity and education. He led management teams and took part in the boards of relevant businesses in Brazil, such as Tarpon Investimentos, Arezzo, BRF, Ômega Energia and Somos Educação.
In October, 2017 Eduardo created a Renova BR, an initiative that is focused on select and train new leadership for Brazilian politics.

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Fábio Mourão

DCI Fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished Career Institute

Fábio Mourão worked as investment banker at Credit Suisse in São Paulo, where he was a managing director and held positions as the Head of Investment Bank, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Vice-chairman of the Investment Banking Committee and Member of the Executive Board for Brazil. He has previously worked at Indosuez, an investment banking boutique in Brazil and in Switzerland and at JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs in New York, as a summer associate at both firms

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Hugo Barra

VP of VR at Facebook

Hugo Barra is the VP of VR at Facebook, heading the Oculus team. Prior to Facebook, Hugo was Vice President of Xiaomi's Global division, responsible for the company's products and operations in all markets outside of Mainland China. Before that, he served as Vice President of Android Product Management at Google, overseeing global development of the Android operating system.

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Iona Szkurnik

Entrepreneur, Stanford Lemann Fellow, and Stanford School of Education Alumni Board

Iona is an innovation and technology entrepreneur in Education, focused on scalable, sustainable, and high impact solutions. Board member at the Stanford University School of Education, Iona holds a B.A in psychology from PUC-Rio, M.A in psychology and neuroscience from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro a degree in French civilization from Sorbonne University, a MBA degree in from FGV-Rio, and a M.A in Policy, 

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Jorge Paulo Lemann

Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist, 3G Co-Founder, and Innovation Enthusiast

Jorge Paulo Lemann is an innovation enthusiast, co-founder of 3G Capital. Mr. Lemann has a BA from Harvard University and since an early age was involved with entrepreneurship. He was the founding shareholder and principal executive of Banco de Investimentos Garantia in Brazil from 1971 through July 1998, acquired by Credit Suisse First Boston.

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Luciano Huck

TV Host, Philanthropist, Investor and Entrepreneur

Luciano Huck is a Brazilian TV host celebrity, philanthropist and one of the most dynamic investors and entrepreneur in that country.
Since 2000 he has hosted “Caldeirão do Huck” (Huck's Calderon), aired every Saturday on Brazilian network Rede Globo, and also broadcast to 114 countries, via Globo International. The highest-rated television program of its time slot, with an audience of about 18 million people per Saturday

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Robson Capasso​

Founder of Chief of Sleep Surgery and Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University School of MedicineKleiner Perkins

Robson Capasso is the Chief of Sleep Surgery and Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. His quite extensive and unique training includes medical school and residency in his native Brazil, and further training in Head and Neck Surgery, Neurosciences and Sleep Medicine in the USA. Dr. Capasso has published extensively including book chapters, articles and original papers in peer-reviewed journals. 

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Rodrigo Xavier​

DCI Fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished Career Institute

Rodrigo Xavier is a fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished Career Institute (DCI) since January of 2018. Previously to that he worked in Brazil's financial industry for 25 years where his main roles were CEO of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Brazil, Founding Partner of Vinci Partners, CEO of UBS Pactual and Senior Partner of Banco Pactual.

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Jorge Paulo Lemann

Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist, 3G Co-Founder, and Innovation Enthusiast

Jorge Paulo Lemann is an innovation enthusiast, co-founder of 3G Capital. Mr. Lemann has a BA from Harvard University and since an early age was involved with entrepreneurship. He was the founding shareholder and principal executive of Banco de Investimentos Garantia in Brazil from 1971 through July 1998, acquired by Credit Suisse First Boston. Jorge Paulo is a Philanthropist and sees Education as an impactful way to help Brazilians to thrive, and for this reason, is the Founding Board Member of Fundação Estudar and the Lemann Foundation, nonprofits organizations which supporter talented students with fellowship. Other important roles that Mr. Lemann has are the controlling shareholder and former Board Member of Anheuser-Busch InBev; Board Member of The Kraft Heinz Company since June 2013; Former Chairman of the Latin American Advisory Board of the New York Stock Exchange; and Member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Business School.

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