Full Name
Job Title
Grupo BEL
Speaker Bio
Marco Galinha is founder and CEO of Grupo BEL since 2001. He has been appointed in 2021 CEO of Global Media Group. His scientific approach coupled with a sense of humanity, a strong commitment to sustainability and faith in individuals, has seen him enjoy considerable success.
Born in 1977 in Rio Maior, Marco Galinha has spent his childhood and adolescence in the municipality of Alcobaça, Portugal. He left his academic career in Computer Engineer ing at the Technical University of Lisbon and founded his first company at the early age of 20.

In 2007 Marco Galinha attended the Harvard Business School and specialized in Marketing and Management.

In recognition of his abilities and achievements in 2011, Marco Galinha is distinguished as Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the newspaper “Região de Leiria” and in 2014 and 2016 is named “Portuguese of Value” by Lusopress, a press group with a branch in France, which distinguishes Portuguese and Portuguese descendants that have stood out in the world. In 2015 he receives the AFCEA medal from the Association for Communications, Electronics, Information and Information Systems for Professionals “for Outstanding Services”.