Eduardo De Santis is a historic figure in the global vision advisory and corporate branding arena. His innovative approach has delivered revolutionary solutions to position corporations and institutions for the future, including the internationally famous “la Caixa” savings bank project working with the artistic genius Joan Miró and the new vision for Iberdrola/Scottish Power, the 5th largest energy group in the world and leader in renewable wind energy. Eduardo De Santis advises top CEOs on Visionary Leadership strategy and corporate branding. His project experience includes: Alcatel, Alitalia, Banamex, Banco Unión, Banco Santander, Bank Of America, Bunge Born, Campsa, Cepsa, Coca Cola, Chase Manhattan Bank, Disney, Ebro Puleva, Iberia Airlines, San Miguel Corporation, and Serfin, among others.
Prior to creating Corporate Vision Strategists, he was President International of Landor Associates (Y&R/WPP group). Eduardo assisted Walter Landor in internationalizing and launching the company in Europe, Latin America and Asia, transforming the company from a US-based design group into an international firm.
Eduardo spent several years in commerce and finance in Italy before joining the international film industry. He developed his private film production company working with many famous directors on over a hundred productions in Europe and the United States, including co-producing Sergio Leone’s legendary “spaghetti western” saga starring Clint Eastwood. His work in developing movie productions based on great scripts has given Eduardo great creative and artistic insight into his work of developing “great corporate brand visions”.
Eduardo is also the Chairman of Gold Mercury International, the independent think tank and international non-governmental organization (INGO) based in London. Founded in 1961 Gold Mercury International focuses on Global Governance and Visionary Leadership. The work of Gold Mercury in working in international affairs and advising global leaders inspired co-founders Eduardo to co-found and launch Corporate Vision Strategists as an Independent think tank and strategy consultancy focusing on Corporate Vision® advisory.