Leonardo Khéde is a Sales Director with over 16 years of experience in digital marketing and 10 years in Adtech across Brazil, America and Italy. He is currently Field and Platform Sales Director at Verizon Media Brazil, the rebranded integration of Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft acquired by Verizon in 2015 and one of the prime content, advertising, and technology organisations in Brazil working with brands such as Huffpost, TechCrunch and tumblr. Leonardo is responsible for the expansion of Verizon Media’s advertising and programmatic business in Brazil, leading a team of 22 Account Directors.
Before the creation of Verizon Media, Leonardo worked over a decade at Yahoo! Brazil in number of Sales and Business Development roles.
Leonardo studied Business Administration at Universitá degli studi della Tuscia, Italy, and Economics at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He hopes that the Exectuive MBA in Creative Leadership will empower him to lead in both life and career, in an era “where change is consistent and perennial.”