CEO Advisor, Entrepreneur and Startup Board Member
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Cristina NogueiraCristina Nogueira’s career spans over four decades in software development, sales, marketing, top executive management, and entrepreneurship within the Information Technology and Human Capital sectors. Known for her systemic thinking and strategic insight, Cristina has made significant contributions to various market segments. Her innovative approach to corporate culture has established her as a thoughtful leader and advisor, with a leadership style that champions creativity, practical solutions, and a culture of trust and collaboration.

As she embarks on a new venture, Cristina aims to harness the power of sports to drive societal change in Brazil, focusing on enriching children’s lives with opportunities for a brighter future. This initiative embodies her commitment to leveraging her extensive experience for the greater good, aligning with her aspirations within the Stanford DCI community.

Cristina, an accomplished athlete including roles as a professional volleyball player, marathon runner, and cyclist, showcases resilience and dedication. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, with further studies at Harvard and Insead, equipping her for board leadership roles.

Family is central to Cristina’s life. She cherishes her three children and four grandchildren, all residing in the USA, whom she and her husband frequently visit, underscoring her commitment to family amidst her professional pursuits. As Cristina anticipates joining the Stanford community, her comprehensive vision, and unwavering dedication to making a positive impact, affirm her as an inspiring member, eager to share her journey and engage in meaningful contributions.

DCI Partner: Odilon Nogueira Jr.