Co-Founder & COO, Bloomberg Linea
Kaio Philipe is an innovative entrepreneur and business executive with a proven track record spanning media, finance and technology. Currently the Co-Founder and COO of Bloomberg Linea, he represents a new generation of leaders emerging across the Americas. Philipe has ascended through the ranks of global banks, led multibillion dollar operations for iconic companies, and launched a new brand for one of the world’s most recognized media outlets. Originally from Brazil, he brings an international sensibility and immigrant journey to his work disrupting industries.
In partnership with the Falic Group, Philipe’s latest venture is a dedicated news organization under the Bloomberg brand, focused on content to serve 600 million Spanish and Portuguese consumers across the region. Since launching Bloomberg Linea less than two years ago during the pandemic, he has grown the business to nearly 100 contributors across 15 countries, and scaled from zero to more than three million unique monthly visitors, 700K+ social followers, four million monthly video views, and more than 300K subscribers, 5 podcasts including the number 1 Business News podcast in Spanish – La Estrategia Del Dia – and 3 webseries. The new brand was recognized by the International News Media Association (INMA) as one of the Best Digital Media Products launched in 2021. As Chief Operating Officer, Philipe oversees all aspects of the business.
A rising star in the executive ranks of several technology and media companies, Philipe’s prior roles included serving as a Global Director and Head of Commercial Operations for KAYAK and OpenTable (Booking Holdings), where he led a multi-million-dollar P&L ; Search Engine Project Manager for Baidu, the largest search engine company in mainland China and second largest globally; stints at Google and Standard Chartered Bank, where he worked in structured trade finance; and Citi Bank, where he began his career in Equity Research.
Philipe has been recognized and honored with several industry accolades, including being named 35 Under 35 by Phocuswright. He serves on the Board of Directors of International News Media Association (INMA) as the Vice President of the board, is a Member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmys), member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), judge at the Weeby Awards, and served the Board of Directors at Rentcars.com, a global leader in Mobility and Car rentals with presence in 140 countries.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, Philipe lives in Miami with his wife and daughter.
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