Vladimir Ramos Barbieri is a Partner at BanyanGlobal, specializing in business-to-business strategy, operations, and organizational change. Throughout his career, he has participated in several new business launches, has had key leadership positions as a general manager, and has advised many senior executives and private equity managers.
Vlad comes to Banyan from HSM, a privately held provider of executive education and business leadership events, where he was the first president of the combined HSM Group companies.
Prior to HSM, Vlad had a 13-year career at Telefonica-Vivo, where he served as the Executive Director of the corporate segment business unit in Brazil and as Senior Vice President in the USA, where he launched and lead Telefonica’s global customer unit. He was also responsible for launching and managing Telefonica’s ADSL business unit in Brazil.
Before joining Telefonica, Vlad worked for The Boston Consulting Group as its first full-time consultant hired for the Brazil office, and at Booz Allen. He began his career in operations at Procter & Gamble in São Paulo.
Vlad has a mechanical engineering degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA) in Brazil, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. Portuguese is his native language, and he is fluent in Spanish and English.