Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for managing Insper’s operating activities in accordance with the strategic guidelines established by the Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Marcos Lisboa

Marcos LisboaPresident
Marcos Lisboa’s career includes experiences in academia, government and as an executive at financial institutions. Today the President of Insper, a leading not – for – profit business and economics school in Brazil, from 2013 to April 2015 he served as its Vice – president. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Executive Director at Itaú Unibanco and as Vice President from 2009 to 2013. From 2005 to 2006, he was President of the Brazilian Reinsurance Institute and had served as the Economic Policy Secretary from Finance Ministry from 2003 to 2005. Marcos was Assistant Professor of Economics at the Graduate School of Economics of Fundação Getúlio Vargas between 1998 and 2002 and previously as Assistant Professor of Economics at the Economics Department at Stanford University from 1996 to 1998. Marcos is Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Guilherme Silveira Martins


Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Guilherme Martins holds a doctorate in Business Administration in the area of Operations and Competitiveness Management from the School of Economics and Business Administration (EAESP) of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). During his doctorate, he was a visiting scholar at W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

He joined Insper in 2009, where he is a Clinical Professor dedicated to the fields of Operations and Supply Chain Management for the manufacturing and services industries. He is also academic coordinator of the Effective Problem Solving program, which, by applying the PDCA methodology to real-world problems at partner companies, aims to promote the development of undergraduate students in the skills problem solving, teamwork, communication and critical thinking.

He began his career in the business logistics area of Itatiaia Moveis S/A and later worked at Siemens Ltda. developing projects to improve products and processes. He is a consultant to companies in the area of Operations Management, with a focus on diagnosing and redesigning processes. Projects with this approach were developed in the field of Logistics for charitable organizations involved in education and for major retail chains.

As a researcher, his studies work to show how the competitive advantages of companies are affected by the adoption, at varying levels, of operational and supply chain management practices.

Irineu Gustavo Nogueira Gianesi

Irineu GianesiDean of Academic Affairs
He is currently dean of Teaching and Learning Development. From 2012 to September 2015 Irineu led the implementation of the new full-time undergraduate programs in engineering. Previously, for eight years, he was dean of lato sensu graduate programs, which included the Executive MBA, Certificate and LL.M. programs, while also coordinating the school’s international accreditation processes. He is a professor at Insper for its Executive MBA, Undergraduate and Executive Education programs. He is currently pursuing a doctorate at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. He received a master’s degree in Production Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and completed a non-degree specialization in Business Administration from the School of Economics and Business Administration (EAESP) at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV). He also holds the designation Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) from APICS. He has 24 years of academic experience in research and undergraduate programs at USP’s Polytechnic School and at Insper, as well as at the Executive MBA programs of top business schools in São Paulo. He has authored papers published in Brazilian and international journals as well as three books in the field of Operations Management. He has 28 years of experience as a professional and consultant at companies such as Embraer, Natura, 3M, Unilever, Copersucar, Souza Cruz, Monsanto, Cargill, Rhodia, Tubos Tigre, Accenture, PriceWaterhouse, Ceras Johnson, Itautec-Philco, Hewlett Packard and Embraco.

Marcelo Orticelli

Marcelo OrticelliDean of Education for Executives and Development

Marcelo built a career spanning nearly 30 years at Itaú-Unibanco, having worked at diverse areas such as Controllership, Planning, Risks (credit, market and operational), Ombudsman, Continuous Improvement and Efficiency. He worked as HR and Labor Relations Officer, responsible for the policies and guidelines of HR products, and for relations with trade unions. He still serves as Director of Unibanco Institute, a social entity related to the group that runs projects aimed at improving high school education in public schools. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from PUC-SP and has completed the professional master’s program in Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP) and an extension program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Silvia Bassaglia

Silvia BassagliaDean of Operations
Responsible for the Infrastructure, Facilities, Assets, Projects & Construction and Workplace Safety departments.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing with emphasis in Call Centers and CRM. She has vast experience in Operations and Customer Service, Sales and Customer Relations.
She also worked in business services companies, where she been responsible for projects to expand markets, retain clients and cut costs.