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Ana Dutra

Ana Dutra, Mandala Global Advisors, Founder and CEO

Ana Dutra is an experienced corporate Board Director with more than 30 years of experience in global business growth, P&L management, M&A, deal structuring and e-commerce. Ana is currently the Founder and CEO of Mandala Global Advisors, a global advisory firm focused on leadership development and strategic alignment for accelerated business performance.

Prior to her current role, Ana served as CEO of Korn Ferry Consulting, where she helped create the largest and fastest growing services and technology business in the industry by leading over 10 global and cross-border acquisitions, joint-ventures, partnership agreements and post-deal integrations. She also served as the President and CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, one of the country’s most prestigious business organizations, serving approximately 2,000 members. Ana held full P&L responsibility, directed strategic planning, and digitized content and service offerings.

Additionally, Ana is a writer and speaker on innovation, leadership and technology for various publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CEO Magazine and more. She is the author of best-selling book, “Lessons in LeadershiT: Detoxing the Workplace,” and was awarded the 2013 Business Leader of Color Awards by Chicago United.

Ana graduated with honors from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She holds a JD from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, a Masters in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio De Janeiro and a MBA from Kellogg Business School.