Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthropist
Menlo Park, CA

Marcelo DoRio is a Brazilian entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist had a career spanning over three decades in entrepreneurship. Notably, he played a pivotal role as the founder and President of Cervejaria Devassa, one of Brazil’s pioneering craft beer brands presently owned by Heineken. Additionally, Marcelo has established various businesses within the franchise and food and beverage industry.

Marcelo actively contributes to both profit and non-profit organizations as a board member. Moreover, he is a Venture Partner and LP, leveraging his expertise to support and nurture emerging ventures. His philanthropic endeavors extend to Africa, Brazil, and the United States, where he collaborates with local communities to foster sustainable solutions, combat climate change, and promote the preservation of wildlife and natural habitats.

Marcelo currently resides in Menlo Park, California, and New York. He indulges in trail marathons, skiing, motorcycle riding, and hiking in his leisure time. Notably, Marcelo holds a helicopter pilot certificate issued by the FAA. He takes great pleasure in taking his friends and family on captivating adventures across Northern California, both on the ground and in the skies above.