Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, better known as “Duda” is a media entrepreneur from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Since the beginning of 2016, he’s been the CEO and chairman of the board of directors at RBS Group. The group is one of the leading media producers in Brazil and has a presence in the US also. He’s the third generation in this family operated business. Within the last few years, Duda also expanded into funding efforts in the digital sector. Founding e.Bricks, the new company has helped startups by providing over 300 million in financing for these promising businesses. Duda Melzer’s efforts have been rewarding, as his company is among Globo and Google in online rankings.
While Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer certainly is enjoying much success, it’s the result of much hard work. He graduated college with a business administration degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul when he was 26 years old. He then earned an MBA from Harvard University. Having worked not only for his family, he also worked in the finance sector and for a media company in NYC called Box Top. His leadership skills were realized early on as he’s always served in a managerial capacity. Duda Melzer’s business dealings don’t stop there; he also invests in a wine company known as the largest in Latin America, as well as a contemporary art show in Brazil.
According to Acaert, Melzer’s strong belief in the family enterprise has gotten him much recognition. He’s won many awards from outfits at large as Ernst and Young for entrepreneur of the year. He’s also recognized for his transparency in ethics and showing gratitude. His family-based charity has been around for over three decades and is prominent in Brazil. They post their projects and budgets online for inspection. Working alongside the government, they promote social awareness for issues affecting families with children and teens in Brazil. It’s with strong conviction that Duda and his family aren’t only benefiting themselves, but also the communities that support them.
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