Artur Sousa is the Founder and CEO of Adopets, a nationwide pet adoption platform. His experience lies at the intersection of entrepreneurship and impact. Previously directing operations for a large, nationwide, not-for-profit in Brazil, he has been awarded a United Nations MDG Award and as a Member of the Royal Academy of Arts & Music, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Throughout the years Artur worked with many ventures, his own IEM (acquired by a national organization in Brazil), Appreendedor, for LATAM Entrepreneurs in San Francisco, as well as Global Expansion Manager for a Swedish startup.
Additionally, Artur was the Executive Director of Krash and now leads the Mentorship efforts at MassChallenge, a Top 4 accelerator in the planet. He has participated in several human rights initiatives and has been an activist for Hansen’s disease eradication.