Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, also known as Duda, is a major player in the Brazilian media market. His family owned company RBS Group, specializes in news and print. He also recently started e.Bricks Digital to establish an outlet to house his own media, as well as providing venture capital and private equity offerings to help other businesses grow. Duda Melzer’s experience in business finance and his educational background make him well suited to run such a company. Before being the CEO and founder of e.Bricks Digital and chairman of the board of directors at RBS Group; Duda Melzer worked as a financial analyst and also ran a media company called BoxTop in New York. These roles gave him a competitive edge in becoming a venture capital investor.
According to Estadao, Duda Melzer has significant educational attainment to support his credentials. He graduated college at 26 years old with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. His degree was earned from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. He then came to the US to earn an MBA from Harvard University. This prestigious credential has helped him make many valuable connections in the business world. His mentors were met through this program, and he still consults with them occasionally. These mentors include some of the top business consultants in the US. Since Duda Melzer’s focus is on family enterprise, he’s also earned credentials from the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise as a top entrepreneur.
Not only has Duda Melzer received praise for his business and educational accomplishments; he’s also been awarded for leadership, management, and exceptional ethical practices. Being somewhat of a trendsetter in Brazilian media, Duda is held to a high standard. His exercises in corporate responsibility are seen through charitable notions through RBS Group’s 35-year-old organization named after Duda’s grandfather Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho. The organization’s information and projects are available on the RBS Group website for public inspection.
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