Rodrigo Loureiro
Former Global Chief Information Officer
Laureate International Universities

Rodrigo Loureiro is a trusted advisor to guide organizations through the planning, implementation and support of its initiatives, as well as helping to prepare strategies for future investments and better align IT with business needs. As a thought leader, recognized keynote speaker and active participant in industry conferences, fireside chats, keynote panels and other industry events. Engaging global technology executive possessing a winning blend of business and technical expertise, skill in enterprise IT transformation, and practical experience leading global teams.

As an IT executive, Rodrigo led a private global company with operations in 27 countries spread across 4 continents as its first CISO, and was part of the executive team that took the company through its IPO. Rodrigo leverages a unique mix of strategic and analytical expertise, consistently exceeding performance goals by aligning the effort of strong teams with organizational objectives.

As the Global Chief Information Officer of Laureate Education, he led a global organization of 1,810 employees and a $215M IT Budget. Rodrigo maintained executive accountability for Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, IT Infrastructure, and Operations, delivering 24/7 world class infrastructure services.

Rodrigo delivers solid results as a C-level IT executive, with experience serving as CIO, CTO, and CISO for global organizations, and executive consultant to Fortune 500 companies, on financial, telecom, education industry. His success is driven by his ability to lead initiatives in IT/INFOSEC leadership and management, corporate technological performance, administration, policies and procedures, information management, planning, and enterprise architecture.