Marcelo Claure

Marcelo Claure

Founder & CEO, Claure Group and Executive Chairman & Managing Partner, Bicycle Capital

Marcelo Claure is a global entrepreneur and the founder & CEO of Claure Group, a multi-billion-dollar global investment firm spanning multiple high growth sectors including tech, telecom, media, real estate, sports and others.

In addition, he is the executive chairman and managing partner of Bicycle Capital, a $500 million Latin America focused growth equity fund based in Miami, and was appointed chairman in Latin America of SHEIN, the global #1 on-demand fashion company in the world. Claure is also the co-chair of D^3 Institute at Harvard, which has the objective of (re)inventing how organizations compete and thrive in the digital world, especially with Gen AI. 

He is a well-known entrepreneur and operator after building Brightstar from a small local distributor to the world’s largest global wireless distribution and services company. In addition, Claure led the turnaround of U.S. wireless telecommunications company Sprint and helped orchestrate its US$195 billion merger with T-Mobile, creating what is now the most valuable telecommunications company in the world, with a market cap of nearly US$200 billion. 

As an investor, Claure was also the CEO of SoftBank Group International where he launched SoftBank’s $8B Latin America Funds and had direct oversight for SoftBank's operating companies like ARM, SB Energy, WeWork, and others. 

Claure received a B.S. in Economics and Finance and an honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science from Bentley University. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Laws from Babson College. He is an Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School and a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.