Elinor 's International Best-Selling book, “Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results” published by Sourcebooks was featured in TIME Magazine, translated into multiple languages and sells worldwide.
Listen to the Talk 2 Brazil interview by Tom Reaoch with Elinor Stutz on LA Talk Radio Monday June 17, 2013: PLAY or DOWNLOAD
Years of community service work teaching groups of job seekers how to land the job they desire led Elinor to writing her second book, “HIRED! How to Use Sales Techniques to Sell Yourself On Interviews” .
Luis Rasquilha Now leads the Trends & Innovation Global Consultancy Company – AYR Worldwide – as CEO. AYR is the 1st and unique global consultancy company, who uses Trends knowledge to boost Strategic Innovation, with offices in Lisbon, Madrid, São Paulo and Miami and presence in more than 30 countries, with local partners, all aligned by GTO - Global Trends Observatory, a global Coolhunt network, created by AYR with more than 20 companies and universities.
Also AYR created TRC (Trends Research Center), an academic unit to investigate and validate Trends, and launched AYR Insights (www.ayr-insights.com), an online knowledge platform to support companies, professionals and students with ready-to-use information.
Mark Horn is President of agriculture and life sciences consulting firm Mark Horn & Associates LLC. in New Jersey and Brasilia.
Mark Horn offers consulting services for US and other foreign companies in Brazil and specializes in: Market research, Product entry strategy, Partner identification, Conferences/Trade shows and Design and management projects for international nonprofits.
Mark was also an International consultant for Embrapa, Director of R&D Portfolio Management for Wyeth Consumer and was awarded permanent residence in Brazil on basis of bringing high level knowledge to the country. He has chaired and participated as Presenter, Panelist or Advisory Board member of 20 international conferences.
Mark is a Fulbright Scholar (Biochemistry, UK) with a Masters in Corporate Communications and is a member of the InterNations International Community in Brasilia and an active participant in the Talk 2 Brazil Discussion Group on LinkedIn.
Joseph Low and Claudia Brito Low are the authors of “THEY DON'T SPEAK SPANISH IN BRAZIL” combines the personal and professional experiences of an American expatriate and a Brazilian native, both successful executives at major multinationals. After twenty years of answering Brazil–related business and legal questions for their colleagues, Joe and Claudia Low wrote a book that provides the fundamental information foreigners need, from everyday living and relevant culture to business management and tax strategies. The authors use personal experiences and hard data to translate cultural characteristics, management tactics, and law to avoid common pitfalls and achieve business success.
A Kindle edition of the book is available at Amazon .
You can also get a printed copy and special Talk 2 Brazil discount at the pulisher´s site when you enter "Talk 2 Brazil" promo code on the left side of the shopping cart.
Patricio is Mexican, a Mechanical Electrical Engineer from ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico with a Master Degree in International Business from OneMBA . He is also Founder- Consulting House Mexico and member of the Business Affairs Committee Amcham Campinas.
His past experience includes serving as President of MABE Mercosul, a division of MABE (México), the largest home appliances company in Latin America, and partner with GE Appliances of the USA. He was responsible for Brazil and Argentina markets, 8 factories and 5,000 employees, with revenues of $1.1 US Billion in 2010 and based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Lawrence Howorth is the President and Founder of HOWORTH International, LLC, a multinational business advisory services firm based in Dallas Texas and Sao Paulo, Brazil, HOWORTH International offers international business development and distribution, board governance, interim/contract management and restructuring and organization performance improvement.
Lawrence has over 30 years of multinational business experience in multiple industries: waste management, clean-tech, environmental technologies, intellectual property management, health sciences, consumer products, bio-technology, building and development, manufactured housing, mining and oil-field manufacturing and services, software development, internet-based commerce, banking, business advisory services, professional services and training.
A private investor and business mentor Lawrence Howorth has held senior executive and director positions in several multinational organizations. He has co-founded two multinational start-up companies and has developed and managed businesses in over 20 countries.
Wilson Faure is a global business executive having worked and lived in Brazil, Germany and the United States.
Wilson has built a successful business career working in a variety of industries, functions and cultural settings. He has a unique career experience including business owner, Managing Director, Relationship Manager, Business Developer, Consultant and Program Manager allowing him to clearly understand all aspects of business. He is fluent in Portuguese and English and has a good conversational level in German and Spanish. He is recognized for his strong leadership, relationship building skills and his ability to drive performance through workforce engagement.
Wilson worked for Mercedes-Benz from 1997 to 2000. In 2000 he joined the Ford Motor Company Project Team in Bahia to manage the construction of the automotive complex. Wilson moved from Germany to the U.S. in 2003 to join the management team in the construction of a new automotive plant. In late 2005 Wilson was hired by Dürr Systems to start up a new consulting division in the United States. A successful career/industry change opened a new spectrum of opportunities on when he played key role in business transformation projects, global application delivery and major business development initiatives. In 2012, Wilson launched Advanced Global Partners and since then has worked with major clients in the retail, construction, IT, consulting and hospitality industries to enter new markets and launch new products.
Natalie Cofield talks about the business opportunities between Austin and Campinas and her objective to establish a sister city relationship between the cities.
The Capital City African-American Chamber of Commerce (CCAACC) promotes the development of African American businesses and the expansion of the business community by providing resources, technical assistance, and leadership on policy issues that enhance economic growth and by promoting convention and tourism.
Paulo Pontes is currently Senior Managing Director of the Brazilian Operations of Michael Page with 13 business units and 3 Companies; Page Personnel, Michael Page and Page Executive.
Recently Paulo Pontes made a presentation to the Business Affairs Committee at Amcham Campinas on Competitiveness in the Brazilian Human Resource and Labor Market and which he will share with the Talk 2 Brazil global audience.
Paulo was responsible for the Start Up of Michael Page Offices in Brazil and was the former Director of the Finance, Sales & Marketing Division at Michael Page and has been a Member of the Board of Michael Page Brazil since 2001.
Salvador Ghelfi Raza is Director General of CeTRIS – Technology, International Relations and Security Center, Coordinator of the International Relations FACAMP and Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the United States National Defense University (CHDS / NDU) in Washington, DC.
According to the magazine “Isto É”, “Salvador Ghelfi Raza is the only Brazilian working on the team hired by the Obama administration to propose a major reform in politics and also in the methods used by the United States worldwide. There are 30 Ph.Ds, the best brains in the world in security, defense and diplomacy analysis.