Fabio Yukio Yamada
Fabio Yukio Yamada, Executive Director Brazil – Sao Paulo Office.
Fabio Yukio Yamada has 30 years of experience in business development with top international corporations such as Chemical Bank, Johnson & Johnson, Du Pont, 3M and Assa Abloy (Swedish group). Fabio holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas (Brazil), and completed postgraduate studies in Finance (Brazil), Business (Japan) and an MBA in International Marketing at Carleton University (Canada). Fabio also worked as an MBA Professor in São Paulo and Allentown (Lehigh University – PA) and as Director of University of Pittsburgh’s EMBA Program in Brazil from 1999 thru 2007.
Fabio has been involved in international trade since 1996, as Sales Director for Assa Abloy and 3M for Latin America. In July 2001, he founded Inteligencia Corporativa Ltda, a consulting company that has been successfully engaged with the representation of US States in Brazil (Pennsylvania, Nevada, North Carolina, Georgia), to promote their exports to Brazil and in the attraction of Brazilian companies to the USA.
Currently, IC represents the states of Pennsylvania, Florida, Delaware, Nevada, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont for trade promotion and just Florida for Foreign Direct Investment attraction. Since September 2011, CIDEP commenced a partnership with Inteligencia Corporativa, which acts as CIDEP’s Brazilian satellite office for FDI and trade prospection.