Ricardo Mansano has been IBM Innovation Center Manager since 2009 with focus to promote innovation ecosystem engaging Universities, IT Professionals community and ISVs in many different Industries. Since 2011, he is focused on Global Entrepreneur Program in Brazil with great connections with Venture Capital Community, Startups and Universities.
IBM SmartCamp was launched in Brazil in 2011, supporting hundreds of startups in Brazil. He is also responsible for promoting Entrepreneurship in the market as the IBM Executive. Mr. Mansano joined IBM in 1998 and has held many technical and business leadership positions. He is active with Venture Capital Associations in Brazil and also interacting with several VC/PE organizations in Latin America market.
Mr. Mansano holds a Masters of Business Administration from Fundação Dom Cabral – Business School and Pos-MBA at Kellogg University – Chicago, IL and also graduated in Economics from the University of Sao Paulo.