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Leandro Barbeita

Head of Rio Innovation Center
Corporate Strategic Innovation Group (CSIG)

Leandro Barbeita is a seasoned executive with experience in high tech companies, managing complex initiatives for public and private sectors in several different segments. He leads the Cisco Innovation Center Rio de Janeiro, and is responsible for initiatives in Brazil and Latin America.

During the past five years, he’s focused on transforming customers’ businesses through innovative solutions, co-developed in partnership with startups, VC funds, accelerators, R&D institutes, and others in the innovation ecosystem. Previously, he was with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Open Source.

Leandro and his wife have a seven-year-old boy and an eighteen-year-old girl. In his free time, he’s a huge fan of boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and also of historical romances.

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