COVID Conversations from the Field - Brazil

Brazil is the largest economy in Latin America and the 5th biggest country in area and population in the world. It is the 4th largest internet market globally, with 140 million internet users out of a total population of more than 210 million. The country represents about 42% of all B2C e-commerce in Latin America and its 130 million active Facebook users rank Brazil number three on a worldwide scale. 

Despite continued growth, recent developments due to the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting consumer behavior and forcing market adjustments – including an increase in online shopping. 

In this webinar, you’ll hear first-hand from industry leaders and experts how demand for imported goods and the supply chain are being impacted by these recent shifts, and how you can be part of this dynamic and growing market.


Los Angeles Trade Coalition


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Webinar Date: Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Learn how demand for imported goods and the supply chain are being impacted by these recent shifts, and how you can be part of this dynamic and growing market.

Date: April 16th. Time: 9:00 a.m. PST

Felipe Cusnir

Felipe Cusnir

Chief Executive Officer Swell Capital Inc.
Felipe Cusnir is Chief Executive Officer at Swell Capital Inc., providing capital introduction and placement services for institutional investors, funds and individual investors. Felipe raises capital and provides counsel for strategic allocation, with focus on projects in Infrastructure & Transportation, Sustainability, Health & Wellness, Distressed Assets, and Sports & Entertainment. Prior to founding Swell, Felipe served as Director of International Trade & Investment at Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, facilitating international trade development, attracting and retaining foreign direct investment, and strengthening government relationships. Prior to joining Mayor Garcetti’s Administration, Cusnir worked for the International Development Department for the Port of Los Angeles, where he promoted the Port and the Region internationally to foster trade and business opportunities.

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Ticiana Mártyres

Founder – Qi. Com
Mrs. Ticiana Mártyres is a senior executive with more than 18 years of experience in the Brazilian market. Ticiana recently launched her consulting firm Qi. Com after 2 years with the expansion team at Amazon Brazil, leading the vendors’ onboarding and setup program. Prior to her role at Amazon, she worked for leading global and local retailers and industries handling imports, product and category management, sales, operations, planning, mergers, implementation and ecommerce. Qi. Com specializes in developing commercial expansion strategies leveraging on digital and omnichannel.

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Maricar Masakayan

VP International Business Development and Operations, BOA Logistics
Ms. Maricar Masakayan championed countless procedural and structural changes in diverse industries to include civil engineering consultancy firms, global logistics, tech, marketing and leadership organization. Her current and most prominent field of expertise revolves around the International Freight Forwarding industry. Maricar’s technique and expertise vary from managing global supply chain, market analysis, business development, and project management. She is currently on her way to finishing up her MBA in Global Supply Chain at Keller Graduate School of Management / Devry University.