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Simon Olson

Magazine Luiza (Magalu)
Director of New Business Development and Investor Relations
Simon is the Director of New Business Development and Investor Relations at Magazine Luiza, one of the world’s leading omnichannel retailers and the highest performing stock in the Americas in 2016 and 2017. Before joining the company, Simon was the founder of Galactic Capital, a firm which provided investment services to some of the world's wealthiest families. Prior to founding Galactic, Simon was a member of Google’s elite New Business Development team and a partner at one of Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s affiliate venture capital funds where he led the sale of portfolio company, Akwan, to Google, one of Google’s first dozen acquisitions. Simon holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law and was an associate in the corporate department at Fenwick & West, a leading Silicon Valley-based law firm. Simon has given talks at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business; MIT's Sloan School of Management and NYU’s Stern School of Business and has been quoted in leading publications including The Wall Street Journal and Institutional Investor.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 17

10:35am CDT