Marcelo De Santis - SVL Executive Cultura Ambassador

March 11, 2019

Marcelo De Santis - SVL Executive Cultura Ambassador

Marcelo is a digital innovation leader transforming companies at the intersection of people, data and technology. He has extensive experience digitizing products and business models while building value added engagement with consumers, customers and employees. 

Over the years, he has developed a “panoramic view” of the enterprise while working across a wide range of industries - consulting, automotive, telco, financial services, pharma and CPG. He has provided leadership to startups, SMB and Fortune 500 corporations while living and working in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America.

He strongly believes in the power of cultivating a diverse, entrepreneurial, collaborative and agile team culture focused on delivering practical business results: profitable revenue, satisfied customers and engaged employees.

Determined to make a difference in the world; he actively supports non-profit organizations that work to improve the lives of underprivileged children.


Back in 2014 Marcelo ventured into the unknown world of mountain climbing with the vision to conquer the world's highest peak, Mount Everest! His goal was not to just climb and summit the peak but in doing so it was the desire to help the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) by raising an astonishing amount of $250,000 USD!

Marcelo is currently Executive Advisor, Digital Transformation at ThoughtWorks. He serves as Board Member of HITEC in where he advocates for the advancement of Hispanics and Women in STEM careers. Marcelo regularly mentors tech startups at 1871 Chicago and Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is member of Forbes Technology Council. Prior to joining ThoughtWorks, he was CIO of Mondelez and Group CIO of Pirelli.

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