Marcelo Claure Wiki
Marcelo Claure is the chief executive officer of Sprint Corporation. He is also a wireless industry distribution entrepreneur and founder of Brightstar Corp. Since its founding in 1997, Brightstar has grown into an enterprise with $10.5 billion in gross revenue, with local presence in approximately 50 countries, on six continents. On August 5th, 2014, he was selected to replace Dan Hesse as CEO of Sprint Corporation.
Marcelo Claure Biography
He spent two years living in Guatemala, his family moved to Morocco and then to the Dominican Republic before returning home to La Paz, where he spent much of his childhood. He attended the American Cooperative School in La Paz, graduating in 1989. Later that year, he left La Paz to attend what was then the University of Lowell, in Lowell, Massachusetts. He subsequently transferred to Bentley University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance.
He attended the American Cooperative School in La Paz, graduating in 1989. Later that year, he left La Paz to attend what was then the University of Lowell, in Lowell, Massachusetts. He subsequently transferred to Bentley University, in Waltham, Massachusetts, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance. After graduation, Claure returned to La Paz and joined the Bolivian Football Federation as International Marketing Manager.
Marcelo Claure Age
Marcelo was born on December 9, 1970, in La Paz, Bolivia.
Marcelo Claure Family
Marcelo is the son of Marta Bedoya De Claure and Rene Marcelo Claure.
Marcelo Claure Wife
Claure married Jordan Engard in 2005.
Marcelo Claure Children
Together they are blessed with three daughters. He also has two children from a previous marriage.
Marcelo Claure Height
Claure has a height of 1.98 m.
Marcelo Claure Salary
His salary is estimated to be between $50k to $100k per year.
Marcelo Claure Net Worth
Marcelo has an estimated net worth of $900 Million.
Marcelo Claure Sprint
On Aug. 11, 2014, Claure became Sprint Corporation President and CEO and has served on the Sprint board of directors since January 2014. He is also a member of the board of directors of SoftBank Group, as well as the board of Arm, a leading chip technology developer. In 2017 Claure commissioned Jason Neubauer of Social Bet Inc. to produce the Helicopter Trampoline with internet sensation Jake Paul.
Ceo Marcelo Claure
Sprint made it public that its Board of Directors appointed CFO Michel Combesto the role of CEO. Acting CEO Marcelo Claure will fill the role of executive chairman at Sprint, as well as new roles at SoftBank, in preparation for the proposed Sprint-T-Mobile merger.
Masayoshi Son, chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group said in a statement that Marcelo has positioned Sprint as a leader in the race to 5G, which promises to revolutionize the communications industry. He will continue to guide Sprint’s strategy and momentum as Executive Chairman through a successful closing with T-Mobile.
Claure, who has served as Sprint CEO since 2014, will assume the roles of COO at SoftBank Group and CEO at SoftBank Group International. There, he will oversee SoftBank’s investment in Sprint and the combined Sprint-T-Mobile company, should the merger be approved.
His responsibilities will include facilitating collaboration between Sprint and SoftBank’s portfolio companies in Internet of Things, automation and artificial intelligence — areas in which SoftBank is investing, and that the proposed Sprint-T-Mobile company will target as it moves to develop 5G.
Marcelo Claure Brightstar
Brightstar was founded in Miami in 1997, as a distributor and service provider to the wireless industry with a focus on the Latin American market. The company opened offices in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and the Caribbean. In 2000, the company entered a distribution agreement with Motorola for all of Latin America. This was followed by the launch of subsidiaries in Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and El Salvador. A US Brightstar subsidiary opened in 2001, based in Chicago, and later expanded into Asia, followed by Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
This company operates in approximately 50 countries and all six continents around the globe. Forbes Magazine recognized it as one of the largest privately held companies in the US, listing it 55th in 2013. Inc. Magazine identified Brightstar as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., placing it sixth in its annual Inc. 500/5000 listing in 2009. It has also been recognized by HispanicBusiness.com as the largest Hispanic-owned business in the U.S. in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. On October 18, 2013, Brightstar Corp and Softbank Corp announced a definitive agreement for SoftBank to invest $1.26 billion in Brightstar. (The transaction closed in January 2014.)
In December 2013, Brightstar announced plans to acquire 20:20 Mobile in Europe. The transaction closed in February 2014 and Brightstar now owns facilities in the UK, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, providing products and services across 13 European countries. Also, in February 2014, Brightstar announced plans to acquire the Commerce & Services Division of SoftBank Group. The transaction closed in April 2014 and as a result, Brightstar became the primary global distributor for the SoftBank Selection brand mobile products, which feature more than 765 mobile accessories. The new company is expected to grow Brightstar’s presence in Japan and increase the company’s revenues by $3 billion on an annualized basis.
Marcelo Claure Email Address/ Marcelo Claure Sprint Email Address
President and CEO
6200 Sprint Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66251
Marcelo Claure Bolivar
Claure created Bolivar Administration, Inversiones Y Servicios Asociados in 2008, to acquire and operate Club Bolivar, the most popular Soccer Club in Bolivia and the ninth-ranked team in Latin America. Claure has also previously served on FIFA’s (Federation Internationale de Football Association’s) Committee for Fair Play and Social Responsibility.
In 2018, Claure – along with David Beckham (global soccer icon); Simon Fuller (entertainment entrepreneur and manager); Jorge and Jose Mas (leaders of Miami-based telecom and construction giant MasTec); and Masayoshi Son (visionary technologist and founder and CEO of SoftBank Group) – were all awarded a Major League Franchise for Miami, Florida. MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the expansion team on January 29 in a ceremony at The Arsht Center. The event was transmitted on live TV and attended by over 1700 people including athletes, fans, celebrities, local and international business leaders, political figures and members of the national and international media.
Marcelo Claure Philanthropy
Together with Nicholas Negroponte, he is a founding member of One Laptop Per Child, an organization focused on empowering the world’s poorest children through education by providing them with a rugged low-cost laptop.
In an effort to help high school students across the U.S. reach their full potential, Marcelo created the 1Million Project. Sprint Corporation will connect up to 1 million disadvantaged students who lack the internet access they need at home to complete their homework, search for jobs and apply to college. Each participating student will receive a device and free high-speed internet access for up to four years.
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