Ricardo Semler heads up the Brazilian company, Semco, which is involved in such diverse ventures as manufacturing mixing equipment, making cooling towers, managing Latin American properties, and environmental consulting.
Semler has authored two best-sellers, Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace and The Seven-Day Weekend: Changing the Way Work Works.
Semler is a Harvard Business School alumnus, and has been named Brazil's Business Leader of the Year two times.
Leading by Omission
as author at MIT World Series: Dean's Innovative Leader Series,
Managers Not MBAs: Debating the Merits of Business Education
as author at MIT Leadership Center,
together with: Henry Mintzberg,