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Marcos Grilanda Lauded for Excellence in Technology and Leadership

Marcos Grilanda has been recognized by Marquis Who's Who for advancements in his career

His vision for the future includes elevating artificial intelligence to match the impact of cloud computing, aiming to democratize AI technology for businesses large and small.

    MIAMI, FL, January 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marcos Grilanda has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Grilanda's career is marked by a series of progressive leadership roles within the technology sector, particularly in cloud computing and data services. Currently serving as vice president and general manager for Latin America at Databricks since 2023, Mr. Grilanda oversees the company's expansion and operations across the region. Before this, he was head of the Multi-Country Organization at Amazon Web Services from 2016 to 2023, where he played a pivotal role in shaping the company's strategy and growth in multiple countries.

Mr. Grilanda also held the position of head of Named Accounts and Southern Cone at Amazon Web Services from 2016 to 2017 and was responsible for managing key client accounts and business development in the Southern Cone region. Prior to that, he served as head of Mid-Market Sales for Latin America at Amazon Web Services from 2014 to 2015, focusing on expanding the mid-market customer base. He also developed an extensive partner ecosystem, and was the first Public Relations Principal Speaker for the company influencing journalists and analysts about cloud technology and its impact for companies and society in general. His journey with Oracle spanned from 2008 to 2014, where he held various roles, including indirect sales director, senior sales manager, and value-added distributor sales manager. Mr. Grilanda began his career at Emerson Network Power, where he progressed through several positions from after-sales coordinator to regional configuration center manager between 2000 and 2008.

Building upon a solid foundation of academic achievements, Mr. Grilanda earned an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management between 2018 and 2020. He also holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, completed in 2008, and a Bachelor of Systems Information from Centro Universitário Ibero-Americano, completed in 2004. These educational milestones have been instrumental in equipping Mr. Grilanda with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in his field.

Influenced by mentors such as Jaime Valles and Francesca Vasquez, who provided guidance and inspiration throughout his career, Mr. Grilanda attributes his success to these relationships, as well as his own contributions to the information technology industry in Latin America. His vision for the future includes elevating artificial intelligence to match the impact of cloud computing, aiming to democratize AI technology for businesses large and small.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Grilanda is a family man with one son and enjoys spending quality time engaging in golf, conversations with his wife, and NeuroLinguistic Programming. With three awards (Sales Executive of the Year in Brazil; Sales Manager of the Year; and CEO Change Maker) acknowledging his contributions to the industry, Mr. Grilanda continues to set ambitious goals for himself and his team as they lead advancements in data and artificial intelligence technologies.

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