Mariano de Beer
Chief Commercial Digital Officer of Telefónica S.A.
Mariano de Beer is currently Chief Commercial Digital Officer of Telefónica S.A. In this role, he is responsible for driving revenue growth globally, developing a holistic view for the consumer and enterprise segments, curating the commercial offer and evolving the channels to ensure the best commercial experience for Telefónica customers. He is in charge of innovation within the group.
De Beer is member of the Telefónica Group Executive Committee.
During the last years, he has held the position of President of Microsoft Brazil and most recently President of Microsoft Latam – New Markets, after a solid, successful career in the telecommunications industry.
Mariano joined Telefónica's team in Brazil in 1998 from McKinsey & Co., where he held a variety of positions within the company, mainly in the Residential and SME segments. In 2006, he joined the Senior Management Committee of Telefónica International as Director of SME for Latin America, until 2008, when he returned to Brazil as CEO of Telefónica and subsequently Chairman of the Vivo Corporate Unit.
After leaving Telefónica and before joining Microsoft, he worked in the RBS Brazilian conglomerate, where he led the Education Unit of the group as CEO, with the mission of expanding and strengthening the Education Project of RBS.
Mariano graduated from UADE in Argentina, obtained an MBA from Georgetown University and has completed Executive Programs at INSEAD, IESE and Stanford University School of Business.