Brazil Global hosts an international collaboration of thinkers interested in Emerging Countries in general, and Brazil in particular. We debate economy and finance, but also the cultural aspects of doing business and living overseas.
Hildete de Moraes Vodopives is founder of Brazil Global and of the Harvard Strategists Group. She works with companies and government investment agencies doing business in Brazil. At the Sorbonne University, Hildete conducts a PhD research on the internationalization of Brazilian companies. She lives between Europe and Brazil and is a member of the Harvard Club of Paris and of the APIMEC – Brazilian Association of Investment Professionals and Capital Markets Analysts .
Ricardo Geromel writes for Forbes: blogs.forbes.com/ricardogeromel. Born and raised in São Paulo, he speaks five languages and has launched his own company in China, worked as project manager for Bolloré Group in Guinea Conakry and as agricultural commodities trader for Noble Group in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil.
Charles Rassaert, Ph.D. is responsible for research and development at AlterNego. Charles is a specialist in South-South diplomacy. He got a double degree – History and Geography – from the University Paris Sorbonne. As an independent journalist, he worked for print and web media, writing about the environment, economy and international relations of Latin America and the Middle East. He is the American program director of the Institute Open Diplomacy, where he organizes conferences related to the geopolitics of the continent.
Edson Warren Soares is partner of War Consulting, a marketing specialist firm with focus in direct communications. He acted as creative director for major advertising agencies, such as Ogilvy and Draftwordwide in Brazil. He researches new trends and marketing strategies, while passioned about art and communication technology. Edson is member of the Brazilian Direct Marketing Association (Abemd) where he integrates the annual prize jury.
Giulia Galeano is an Italian conference interpreter, interested in almost everything and proud of her curious attitude, has some localization experience and multinational business knowledge. You can speak to her in Italian, French, English, Spanish and Portuguese.