Invitation to a presentation by Prof. Paulo Roberto Feldmann - April 27 (Thursday)


The world after Trump, Brexit and the rise of China:
The role of Latin America


Presenter:                              Prof. Paulo Roberto Feldmann

Organizer and host:             Prof. Gyula Vastag, SzEEDSM Program Director

Date and time:                      April 27 (Thursday),

                                            3:00 – 3:30 PM (presentation and discussion)

                                            3:30 – 4:00 PM networking event

Location:                             9026 Győr, Egyetem tér 1. ÚT 114.


Topic: Latin America is facing many internal difficulties due to the economic problems of the most important countries – Brazil, Mexico and Argentina- and also due to the social problems that are consequence of the growing unemployment and the high level of poverty.  In order to solve these issues the countries of Latin America need to design a new strategy related to the external partners and consider the great changes that are occurring in USA and Europe and specially the rise of the influence of China who wants to be an important partner of the continent.


Paolo Feldmann is Industrial Engineer (USP 1972) with Masters and Ph. D. degrees in Management from FGV Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Associate Professor, since 1981, at USP – University of São Paulo, teaching globalization and world economic business environment. Paulo teaches at USP for Master, PhD and MBAs courses in FEAUSP- The School of Business of University of São Paulo. Member of the board of FIA – Business Administration Foundation, a consulting company related to the University of São Paulo (since 2011) where he is responsible for the practice of consulting for Latin American countries. Member of the board of ADE-Sampa, the agency of development for the city of São Paulo (since 2013). Author of Management in Latin America: Threats and opportunities in the globalized world (published in the USA in 2013). Former CEO of Iron Mountain in Brazil from 2007 to 2010. Former Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft Brazil from 2003 to 2007. Former Partner of Ernst & Young (1997-2004), responsible for the Latin America consulting practice (1998- 2002). Two other books published in Brazil: Management in Latin America (2010) and Robot: bad with it worst without it (1988). More than 15 papers about Latin American management and companies published in various academic and practitioner journals.


Participation is free of charge but registration is required by sending an email to

Dr. Boglárka Eisinger PhD ( on or before April 24th, 2017