Innovation, Consultant, and Project Manager in the United States
Max Leite is currently Director of Innovation in Brazil and has worked for sixteen years at Intel. He is responsible for technology innovation in areas such as oil and gas, education, and transport, including sensors and new business in which Intel could expand its sales in emerging markets.
His career includes positions at Intel as Global Director of Platforms Group for Emerging Markets, Engineering Manager at Intel Labs, and Director of Marketing Programs for Channel. In Latin America, his career includes positions such as Technology Programs Director, Products Director, and Director of Business Development.
Before beginning his work at Intel, Leite was co-founder of a network equipment distribution company based in the USA with a Brazilian subsidiary. The executive also managed Latin America operations for New Jersey based Stonhard Inc. including the opening of their office in Monterrey, Mexico. Leite has an MBA from the University of Texas and holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Leite was a speaker at many major events worldwide such as the TED Singularity University/FIAP, United Nations World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), FCC’s Wireless Communication Association (WCA), Intel Developer Forums, United Nations International Telecom Union (ITU), United Nations World Wireless Initiative, Voice on the Net (VON), Supercomm, Institute of Americas, Business Week Forum Latin America, Ibero American Convention on Digital Societies, Telexpo, Comnet, ADIAT Mexico, Brazilian Pay TV Association (ABTA), among others.