Carlos (Degas) Filgueiras is a former senior executive, serial entrepreneur and investor. Degas co-founded one of the first colleges that made up Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (ATB) in 2000, and in 2004 assumed his position as President and CEO. In this role, he managed ATB’s growth from 2,500 students to 115,000 students across 17 institutions in the most important cities in the country for business and growth. In 2017, in addition to his role as CEO of ATB, Degas also became Group President, of Business and Technology of Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), being responsible for expanding the company to other countries, and running the vertical globally. Degas totalized almost 20 years in Higher Education when he left his executive role in June 2019.