Lauro Andrade is a company director with an MBA. He has worked as an executive at companies such as Brahma, Sebrae, Pizza Hut and Canguru Embalagens (1993 to 2003). He managed Latin America's largest coatings, architecture and decoration B2B fair, Expo Revestir and the International Architecture and Construction Forum for 14 years (2003 to 2017). He has organised more than 30 events in 12 countries on four continents (2006 to 2017). He founded the Summit Promo (2003), where he designed and created the DW! Sao Paulo Design Weekend (2012) and the High Design Home and Office Expo (2016), an events company he still runs today.