Jeff Jorge is the Executive Partner of GDP | Global Development Partners, a global consultancy, strategy and growth acceleration group. His experience blends the lessons of both Fortune 500 and early-stage companies, where he led complex international assignments in corporate strategy, operations, regulatory affairs, marketing and sales – all of which afford him a uniquely deep know-how of what it takes for successful international ventures to take flight.
With experience spanning multiple industries – including software, IT, wireless devices, medical technologies, electronic modules, automotive and defense, among others – Jeff and the GDP team have helped companies reach double- and triple-digit annual growth rates and operational expansion into over 20 foreign markets in multiple industry sectors.
An acclaimed speaker and author, Jeff is also the leading fund-raiser for a number of non-profit entities and socially responsible causes in the U.S. as well as abroad. Fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Jeff earned his MBA from The University of Michigan, with Distinction. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Design Engineering from Middle Tennessee State University, Cum Laude, where he has recently been awarded the 2011/2012 Young Alumni Achievement Award – the highest University honor conferred upon a single Alumnus annually.