Marlon’s mission is to help build organizations that will make a positive impact in the world.
Throughout his career Marlon has co-founded companies that help him achieve his mission. To accelerate his impact, he founded Blue Impact, a supply chain tech focused VC fund.
Prior to Blue Impact, Marlon co-founded Azul, the #1 airline in the world according to Trip Advisor and one of the largest in Latin America, he also co-founded Modern Logistics, Brazil’s first logistics integrator.
After launching Azul, Marlon built the airline’s business units including the bus network, Azul Cargo Express and Azul Viagens.
Prior to Azul, he served as JetBlue’s Business Development and Corporate Finance Manager where most notably he led the launch of JetBlue’s Alliances program and financed over U$1B in aviation assets.
Before his entrepreneurial trajectory, Marlon was an investment banker at UBS, where he participated in Telecom and Transportation transactions including M&A and IPOs.
Marlon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Relations from Brown University and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Marlon has deep sector experience in supply chain, aviation, travel, and leisure and is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Marlon was born in Colombia, was raised in New York, and lived in Brazil for 10+ years. He is currently residing in South Florida.
Marlon is looking to connect with:
- Supply chain C-levels, Senior Executives and Company owners interested in learning more about supply chain digitalization and sustainability.
- Supply chain startups in pre-seed/seed stage