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Business Campinas, Brazil, Mauro Paul Gomes, Partner MA&R Consulting


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Mauro Paul Gomes was born and grew up in the capital of Sao Paulo in Brazil, he spent more than 30 years in the United States. He moved to that country in 1980 when he was only 19 years of age.

At IBM,  has 29 years of service mainly in the United States when he was hired in 1983. Most recently, he converted to IBM Brazil and plans to continue his career in Latin America.  

With 34 years of services with the IBM Corporation, Mauro has held several executive and non-executive positions along the years in the company. From 2009 through 2011 and while on an International Assignment in Brazil, he was the Latin America Director of around 2,500 IT professionals responsible for IBM’s internal account systems both locally and worldwide. 

From 2012 to 2017, Mauro held many executive positions while in Latin America. He was the CIO for the region for two years. He was the Site Manager for the IBM Hortolandia Site. He was the Service Delivery executive in IBM Mexico, also for two years. And prior to departing IBM in July of 2017, he was the Latin America executive responsible for the implementation of Artificial Intelligence across the region.

Prior to his return to Latin America in 2009, Mauro was the Director of Operations and Employee IT Advocacy at IBM in Somers, NY reporting to the Chief Information Officer at that time. He was responsible for the day to day operational cadence across all of IBM business transformation executives; including all geographies, business units and corporate functions.

Prior to that, Mauro held several executive positions in the CIO, Integrated Supply Chain and Integrated Product Development organizations. He was then responsible for the application development and maintenance of many businesses and IT transformation solutions. Paul also spent a great deal of his time at IBM in the Software Group division. There he was responsible for several management and non-management positions across the different parts of the division.  

Besides his executive leadership positions at IBM, Mauro was a true leader in IBM’s Global Workforce Diversity programs; with special focus on the Latino constituency across the New York, Connecticut and New Jersey Tri-state area in the US. He was the Executive Advisor of LatinNet; a local NY IBM Hispanic Diversity Network Group.  

While in Brazil, Mauro has also represented IBM at the AMCHAM American Chamber Commerce of Campinas.


Last but not least, Mauro holds an MBA in Technology Management from the Phoenix University in Denver, a Bachelor Degree in CIS from the Chapman University in California and an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming from Essex Community College in New Jersey. Paul likes to volunteer in his local community and enjoys very much the game of soccer. He speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish very fluently

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