Marcelo
Kiyohara

Manager, Digital Strategy and Execution | Retail

What makes your position at SharkNinja unique?
I have had the unique opportunity to work on three different teams at SharkNinja (Digital Marketing, International Account Management, and US Digital Retail Sales. On each team I was given endless opportunities to develop and execute strategies that had continuous positive impact on the company, on external partners and also on the end consumer. Ask me about the incredibly powerful and influential people I have networked with, through my different roles at SharkNinja, it has been truly unique
What is your personal theme song?
Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free
Tell us three things most people don’t know about you.
  1. I lived a third of my life in Brazil, a third in Singapore and now a third in the US.
  2. I have travelled to more than 30 countries across six continents.
  3. I have a thing for extreme sports – check mark for Bungee Jumping, Hang-gliding,             Skydiving, Day/Night Scuba Diving with Sharks.
What is your proudest moment to date at SharkNinja?
Seeing and being part of the great SharkNinja success in my home country of Brazil.
What is your favorite SharkNinja product and why?
Ninja Cooking System 4-in-1 (MC900). It allows me to steam-infuse my baby back ribs, with beer (yielding fall off the bones results), once all the beer evaporates from the bottom of the pan, the MC900 roasts the ribs leaving them with a super flavorful crust.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Anything and everything with my wife and son (+ soon to come baby daughter)
Traveling, Cooking, Skiing, Golfing, Cycling… I enjoy following sports – Soccer leagues, Golf, NFL, MLB, Formula One, Rugby, ATP, Boxing, MMA, World Surfing League.