Paulo Roberto Feldmann

feldmann@usp.br

Engineering from the University of São Paulo (1972), master’s (1979) and doctorate (1987) in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – SP. He was president of 3 companies: Eletropaulo, Compucenter and Iron Montain. He was a director at Microsoft, Banco Safra, Philips, Grupo Sharp and a partner at Ernst & Young. Has a great international experience due to the fact that he has been an employee of multinational companies for over 25 years and has worked and lived in many countries especially Singapore, Japan, United States, United Kingdom, Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Small Business at Fecomercio and Director of the Brazil Israel Chamber of Commerce. Two books published: one on Latin America and another on the impacts of automation on unemployment. His emphasis in the academic area is the study of the relationship between the generation of innovations and the productivity of companies. He is a member of several Business Boards and is certified by I.B.G.C.