Marcelo Bento Ribeiro lives in São Paulo, Brazil, and oversees Alliances and Distribution for Azul Airlines. Also leads charter sales and the inhouse Tour Operator, Azul Viagens, one of the major domestic tour operators in the country. Had diferent responsabilities at the airline, including Network Planning and Crew Planning. In the industry for more tan 20 years, worked for Varig, TransBrasil, and GOL, in several areas, including Planning, Revenue Management, Loyalty and Alliances. Graduated and post graduated in Business Administration from the Catholic Universities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, also have specializations from Kellogg Northwestern University School of Business, and Cranfield University.