Fernando Shayer is a founding partner and CEO at Camino Education. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Somos Educação, the largest K-12 Company in Brazil, serving more than 33 million students. He also served as Vice President of the Educational Solutions Business Unit, Vice President of Schools Relationship and taught English at Curso Anglo and at Somos Educadores, a social impact project designed to provide underserved youth with quality university preparation courses. He is member of the Board of Directors of Associação Nova Escola, working closely with the Lemann Foundation to support the millions of teachers served by the organization. Before founding and leading Camino, Fernando was a managing partner of Tarpon Investimentos, a partner at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz and Opice Law Offices and as an international attorney for Skadden, Arps, in New York City.
He is currently enrolled in a Master’s Degree program in Computing in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and has a General Management specialization (EPGM) from Sloan School of Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Fernando has a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) from Columbia University, and holds a law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica in São Paulo (PUC-SP) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Universidade de São Paulo (FEA-USP).