Bruno Meireles de SousaVenture & Innovation Partner, Cargill

A high performing executive, with 20 years’ experience as a global business leader who has succeeded in delivering significant results and business change in B2B, B2C & B2G across multiple cultures, multiple sectors (Technology, Lighting, Mobility, Consumer Electronics, Agriculture, Food, Energy, Commodities, Institutional, Venture Capital and Startups) and based out of multiple locations (Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands, China, United Kingdom, Germany, Bahrain, Malaysia, Switzerland and France).

Being strongly customer focused, Bruno combines creativity and clear strategic vision with practical commercial focus and is an expert in accelerating business growth with unique technology-commercial-financial knowledge. He is skilled in building teams and developing talents across the globe and has strong stakeholder management skills and genuine inclusive leadership with strong values and ethical standards.

After founding two startup projects, Bruno became a Venture & Innovation Partner, Startup Mentor&Advisor and a Guest Lecturer in Marketing, Innovation, Digital Transformation and DLT_Blockchain.

He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Business Management and I am PhD candidate with on-going research in Digital Transformation and DLT’s_Blockchain Ecosystems.

Specialties: Business strategy, marketing planning, strategic marketing, digital marketing, inbound marketing, customer marketing, brand strategy, brand activation, consumer experience, international business development, account management, client relationship, go-to-market strategies, sales enablement, marketing automation, CRM, corporate&product innovation, digital transformation, DLT, Blockchain, data analytics, predictable modelling, e-commerce, eMarketplaces, venturing strategy, venture capital, deal-flow, international trading, structured finance, supply chain optimisation&traceability.