Antonio Campello is the President & CEO of Embraer X, an Embraer company dedicated to disrupt the transportation business. He leads innovation teams based in Silicon Valley and Boston, seeking new business models and exponential technologies.
With a career spanning more than 30 years at Embraer, Mr. Campello has held key leadership roles in Corporate Strategy, Corporate Excellence, New Business Development, Technology Development, Program Management, Industrial Integration and Engineering.
Antonio Campello has a PhD in Product Development Management from Loughborough University – UK, a MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In April 2017, Embraer announced a preliminary agreement with Uber to explore the concept of the Uber Elevate Network ecosystem, which will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (VTOLs) for short-haul urban commutes.