Working in the financial world can be exciting and challenging. There is huge possibilities when it comes to becoming financially independent. Businessman Igor Cornelsen knows of this all too well, and he had been working in the field since 1970. It has had its ups and downs but all in all had been worth it.
Originally from Brazil, Igor Cornelsen attended Federal University of Parana He studied engineering, but changed his major to economics after two years of school. It would totally define his career and was the right choice in the end. After graduating from college, Mr. Cornelsen jumped into the work world at an investment banker. His time studying engineering did not go to waste. Igor used it in his job as an investment banker by calculating numbers like interest rates. The successful businessman really excelled at his job, and his talent and hard work did not go unnoticed. In 1974, he was promoted at Multibanco to the board of directors. Mr. Cornelsen continued his corporate climb and became chief executive officer for the company two years later.
Igor worked at other banking institutions and reached new levels of success. In 1995, Mr. Cornelsen was ready to take the leap and start his own investment firm. All the experience he had acquired in the banking world would benefit his company. Each day Igor Cornelsen studies the world markets to stay up to date on what’s happening. His favorite news source is Reuters. It is unbiased with its information and really helps him stay productive. Catching financial trends before anyone else is exciting to Igor, so he works hard to do that. He does not tries not to listen to others, but instead trusts his own gut. This has been a lifelong lesson for Igor. He would advise his younger self to not listen to peers in the market and their opinions. Instead, he would read more up on the information coming out at the time. It would be more accurate and then he would use his own gut to figure things out. Mr. Cornelsen now lives in Boca Raton, Florida where he is able to live and work in his own time.