Fernando Lau

Chief Operating Officer

Fernando “Lau” manages the company’s day-to-day operations and guides strategy for serving our university partners and positively impacting their students’ lives.

A seasoned global executive, Fernando joined from the technology platform Revelo, where he was Chief Revenue Officer. He previously spent more than a decade in EdTech leading global teams across marketing, business transformation, operations, and student and brand experience.

Raised in an emerging country, Lau saw firsthand how education can transform lives and communities, which is now the core mission of his daily work.

Lau holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from EAESP – FGV (Brazil) and an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral (Brazil). In his spare time, Fernando likes to spend time with his family, travel, and participate in any kind of sports.

What traits do you admire in a leader?

Humbleness, transparency, and boldness.

What are your core values?

Teamwork and collaboration. Learning, inspiring, and feeding off each other – there is no better thing than winning as a group.