Chief Cabinet, EDUCAR S.E National Ministry of Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Marcos Amadeo is a public affairs and creative industries developer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has over ten years of experience in government cultural affairs, political analysis, B&B and B&C corporate business, community relations, and crisis management. He was general director at the Buenos Aires City Government, Ministry of Economic Development, General Board of Creative Industries and Foreign Trade. Now he is chief cabinet of EDUCAR, a company supported by the National Ministry of Education. His duties include general management for the development of innovative digital and creative skills for all the students of primary and high school of Argentina. Mr. Amadeo has successfully launched and positioned the new Metropolitan Design Center in Buenos Aires, developed an end-to-end Social Development Department and Foreign Trade and led new incubator programs for creative start-ups. He is invited to speak worldwide on a variety of topics, including creative industries, International Trade, start-ups and investment platforms. Previously, he worked as project leader in the Trade Department, as country manager for the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) at the Organization of American States (OAS), and as financial advisor at HSBC Bank in Argentina. Mr. Amadeo holds a B.A. in political science from Buenos Aires University, an M.A. in international studies from Torcuato Di Tella University, and an M.B.A. from Austral University, IAE Business School, Argentina. He developed Buenos Aires Hub and become the Ambassador of Salzburg Global Seminar. His duties include the development and promotion of creative industries in the city, the promotion of social inclusion of the design industry, locally and abroad, as well as development of new business opportunities for creative start-ups.