Airton Oliveira, Council Member, Gerson Lehrman Group Telecommunications

"International Business: A Real Experience"

Airton Oliveira has over 20 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry in large multinational companies including international distribution, business development, sales and marketing management, product and service management, strategic planning, and product development.

He served Ericsson as a Country Manager for the Brazilian market, a New Channel Development, a Business Development and a Business Director for the Latin American market. Additionally, Airton held managerial and directions positions at Xerox, Unisys and Philips.

Airton also was a partner and founder of UNITEC, a consultant company in Brazil, with experience in business management, total quality management, strategic and business planning, entrepreneurs’ empowerment and sales development in the start-ups, small and medium companies.

This seminar will discuss the impact the globalization phenomenon has on management, career and life.

How is it changing business? What are the consequences for management and career? What are the new skills required to be successful? How can we learn and develop those skills? How can we learn from others' experience?

The presentation will give and discuss some answers for those questions by sharing 20 years of international engineering management experience.