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The Investor, The Visionary: Igor Cornelsen

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There are many investors in the world today, but few have a beginning comprised of humility, hard work, and dedication. Mr. Igor Cornelsen is the personification of dedication and persistence when it comes to following a dream. The famed investor, the astute visionary, Mr. Igor has made a model of excellence to be studied. Such study will reveal the keys to success. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about Mr. Igor Cornelsen.

Being born in 1947 in his native country of Brazil, Mr. Igor Cornelsen started his educational Pursuits in the area of engineering while attending the Federal University of Parana. However, that didn’t last too long because two years later he decided to start studying economics. This was a turning point in his life. Afterward, Mr. Igor became an investment banker and with his arduous studies, he made a name for himself. This was only the beginning. In 1978 when Bank of America acquired a major Brazilian bank, Mr. Igor left the same bank although he was the Chief Executive Officer.

On his own free will and desire combined with a few colleagues, Mr. Cornelsen made his way into the investment firm Arena by starting his own. knowing the complicated duties as an investment manager, he is thoroughly involved with day-to-day operations of the investment fund. Never one to follow a trend pattern Mr. Cornelsen is a modern-day trailblazer in that he does not rely on opinions of others, even if they are so-called experts but rather Mr. Igor follows the facts and make decisions based upon such.

With success comes failure and he is no stranger to either. But what has set him apart is what he did with his failure. This is the attribute of a successful man. The sign that some of life’s greatest lessons often come in the form of setbacks. Mr. Igor has turned his setbacks into a stepping stone for a comeback. His track record of success and his many accomplishments attest to the same. Truly an investor and a visionary with a clear sight of what it takes to make in the turbulent financial markets.