Leonardo Comparsi

Based in Porto Alegre, Brazil


Leonardo Comparsi de Oliveira has served as an executive in major corporations in Brazil and USA for over 25 years, leading strategic programs in the areas of innovation, business transformation, project management, management systems, social learning and engineering. In his last position as the Head of Innovation at Gerdau, a major steel manufacturer in the Americas, Leonardo undertook a broad transformation to get innovation embeded in the organizational tissue. Leonardo is currently a partner in three different companies, focusing most of his time in helping companies to get better structured and prepared for the post digital age by tapping strategy, organizational culture and innovation management.

Areas of expertise:

  • Innovation Management
  • Social Learning
  • Optimization and Efficiency


  • Bachelor in Electronic Engineering – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil

  • Master in Business Administration – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Brazil

  • Master in Science in Industrial Engineering – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonardocomparsi/