Lia Machado de Matos
Lia Machado de Matos is our Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer since October, 2023. Mrs. Matos joined the Company in 2016 and is responsible for designing our strategy, leading the implementation of key strategic initiatives and coordinating our marketing strategies, institutional branding and end-to-end client experience. Since 2021, she serves as a Board Member to Ambev S.A. Prior to joining StoneCo., she served as a Family Office Director for Varbra S.A. between 2012 and 2016. Between 2006 and 2012, she served in several positions at McKinsey & Company in Brazil, including as an Associate Partner, where she was responsible for strategy, M&A and organizational projects of several Brazilian and global companies. Mrs. Matos received a bachelor’s degree in physics from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in 1998, a PhD in physics and electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005 and was a teaching assistant and research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology between 1999 and 2005.