Founder and director of TVZ International, Vania Zulatto brings over 25 years of experience in international business, working with American companies and U.S. government agencies in international trade, export promotion, market entry strategies, marketing, and foreign direct investment in the United States, assisting foreign companies in entering the Brazilian market and Brazilian businesses in establishing overseas subsidiaries. Aside from overseeing the commercial and market intelligence departments, Ms. Zulatto is also responsible for TVZ’s financial and administrative functions, including budge, personnel, and administration.
Ms. Zulatto has gained extensive experience in business development and diplomatic relations throughout her career. Ms. Zulatto also navigates trade missions to Brazil and matches businesses with partners. Ms. Zulatto has been participating in multiple trade conferences and webinars as a speaker about opportunities in the Brazilian market.
During this 25 years of experience, Ms. Zulatto gained vast experience and developed a strong network in a wide spectrum of industrial segments strengths which include: Advanced Manufacturing; Aerospace and Aviation; Agriculture and Food Processing; Automotive; Bioscience and Bioproducts; Chemical and Oil & Gas; Defense; Energy and Renewable Energy; Environmental Technologies; Healthcare; IT; Instruments, Controls, and Electronics; Safety and Security, Water and Wastewater; among others.
Since she has extensive experience assisting Economic Development Agencies, Diplomatic Organizations, and Private Companies with their Brazilian market inquiries, she is confident in helping executives and companies interested in exploring the Brazilian market.
Ms. Zulatto was previously associated with the USFCS in São Paulo, Brazil, as a Co-Manager of the Trade Events Unit. Her activities included the organization, coordination, and management of the U.S. Pavilions at all trade fair events on a countrywide basis, assisting the Trade Fairs Unit Director in event recruiting, negotiation of trade fair space, and price with prospective exhibitors. Prior to that Ms. Zulatto worked for nine years in the private sector.
Ms. Zulatto received her Bachelor´s Degree in Social Sciences from The Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil in 1993 and also graduated in Visual Communication at Escola Pan Americana de Artes in São Paulo. Ms. Zulatto speaks fluent Portuguese and English and has a working understanding of Spanish and Italian.