Carlos Souza is the Managing Director of Udacity in Latin America, a new type of online university “built by Silicon Valley” that i) teaches the skills that industry employers need today, ii) delivers credentials endorsed by employers, and iii) educates at a fraction of the cost of traditional schools. With industry giants—Google, Facebook, IBM, Amazon, Mercedes-Benz, etc.— Udacity offers Nanodegree programs and credentials, designed so professionals become Artificial Intelligence Engineers, Data Scientists, Mobile Developers, Robotics Engineers, etc. Udacity students acquire real skills through a series of online courses and hands-on projects.
Before joining Udacity, Carlos was CEO and Founder of Veduca, 1st MOOC provider in Latin America, with over +5,700 video-lectures from 21 of the best universities in the world. In 2013, Veduca received the TiE50 award in Silicon Valley as one of top 50 most innovative start-ups in the world. In 2012, Carloswas elected Sustainable Citizen of São Paulo.
Carlos has 9 years of marketing experience at P&G. Prior to joining P&G, Carlos worked at CSFB Garantia. He holds a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA).