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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


 

Sep 21, 2017 - Google, Mountain View

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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


 

Sep 21, 2017 - Google, Mountain View

 

BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY IS A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE TO TALK ABOUT SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP & BRAZIL'S ROLE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

IT'S ALSO A FANTASTIC PLACE FOR NETWORKING.


On Sep 21st, 2017, we will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, government representatives and private-sector leaders to take a deep dive in the latest tech trends and discuss the increased business opportunities between Silicon Valley & Brazil.

 
 
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SPEAKERS


Meet the people who are shaping the tech industry in America & Brazil. MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCEd SOON.

 

SPEAKERS


Meet the people who are shaping the tech industry in America & Brazil. MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCEd SOON.

 

 
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Amb. Pedro Borio

Consul General

Consulate General of Brazil in SF

Ambassador Borio has been a career diplomat since 1976. He was Head of Public Affairs at Embassy of Brazil, Washington, 1993-1998; Secretary of Brazilian Mission to UN, New York, 1983-1986; Advisory Office of the President, Brasilia, 1990-1992.

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Anderson Thees

Chairman of the Board

Anderson Thees is Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures, an early stage venture capital firm focused on the Internet.Its partners include funds from Silicon Valley, as well as a global network of sister funds in China, Russia, Germany and Japan.

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ANDY TSAO

Managing Director

Silicon Valley Bank

Andy is Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank’s Global Gateway, which assists innovation companies in the emerging markets with their US and intl. market expansion. Andy also leads SVB Global PE Services.

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Antoine colaco

Partner

Valor Capital Group

Prior to joining Valor, Antoine was at Google for 9 years serving in a wide range of capacities. He was most recently COO of Global Partnerships, supporting all of Google’s partnerships. Previously, he established Google’s India presence and was the COO for APAC and LATAM regions.

AVANISH SAHAI

VP Worldwide ISV &

Tech Alliances ServiceNow

Avanish is an India-born, Brazil-raised, US-educated senior tech executive. Before ServiceNow, he was VP at insidesales, CPO at Demandbase and held leadership positions at Oracle, McKinsey and Salesforce.

FRED ASLAN

Founder & CEO

 Adavium Medical

Fred is an accomplished health care industry expert leading the largest Brazilian medical equipment/diagnostics company. He is also Board Member at BayBrazil & VP at Venrock, the VC arm of Rockefeller family.

 
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Guilherme Horn

Chief Innovation Officer LATAM

 Accenture

Before Accenture Guilherme was an entrepreneur for more than 20 years. He founded 6 startups and among them two of the most successful cases in fintech space in Brazil: Agora  & Orama.

Harald Batista 

BayBrazil

Board Member

Harald Batista is currently assisting several Silicon Valley startups with Financing and Marketing Strategies. His corporate experience includes IBM, Peoplesoft and Oracle. He is also Board Member at BayBrazil.

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janos veres

Program Manager

 Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Janos leads PARC's Novel and Printed Electronics Program exploring the Future of Electronics. He holds a Ph.D. in Solid State Electronics and is passionate about the future of manufacturing and the new ecosystems enabled by digital tech. 

 
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Marco de Mello

Founder & CEO

 PSafe

Marco co-founded PSafe with a mission to provide digital security and privacy solutions for end-users, initially in Brazil, and later all of the Americas. PSafe is the dominant provider in the Americas today with over 100 million installations on Android phones.

MARGARISE CORREA

Founder & CEO   

BayBrazil

 

Margarise founded BayBrazil in 2010 to build the Brazilian-American tech hub in Silicon Valley and nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems. Before that she worked 7 years as TV broadcast journalist in Brazil. 

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MARIO QUEIROZ

VP of Product Management

Google

Mario has been VP of Product Management at Alphabet Inc since 2007. He leads consumer hardware including smartphones, Chromecast, Google Home, VR and others. Previously, he led Android product management, internationalization and Google R&D centers outside of the U.S.

 

NELSON MATTOS 

BayBrazil

Board Member

Nelson has a 30-year career as a tech executive. He was Google’s VP for Europe and Emerging Markets, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and VP for IT, and a Professor at University of Kaiserslautern. 

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Pedro sorrentino

Co-founder & Managing Director

ONE VC

Pedro leads ONE VC, a seed-stage firm focused on investing in immigrant founders in Silicon Valley. He started his career in VC as an associate at FundersClub. In 18 months, Pedro sourced 9 deals, co-investing with SoftTech VC, RedPoint, AH, YC.

RON CZERNY

Founder & CEO

PlayPhone

Ron serves as the visionary behind Playphone (aquired by GungHo, Softbank Group).  He was the co-founder of the Brazilian Video Game Association and Chairman of Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF). He's also a BayBrazil Board Member. 

 
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Roy glasberg

Founder, Global Manager

Google Global Accelerator

Roy leads the Google Global Accelerator and the Launchpad startup program (Bangalore, Sao Paulo, Jakarta, Mexico City) & Head of Google Launchpad Space in San Francisco. Previously, he was Head of Campus TLV, Developer Relations lead Israel and Europe at Google.

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VICENTE SILVEIRA

Head of Fraud

Data Science  at Uber

Besides his role at Uber, Vicente is a BayBrazil Board Member. Previously, he worked 6 years at LinkedIn as Director of Engineering, and 8 years at VeriSign (now Symantec) as Director of Product Management.

 
 
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HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP

HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP


2015 EDITION/ CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS


 

Norman Winarsky

Co-founder of Siri

Considerations on the momentous Siri acquisition by Apple.

 

Brian Acton

Co-founder of WhatsApp

Why WhatsApp had such an impressive take off in emerging markets.

 
 

COMPANIES REPRESENTED IN PREVIOUS EDITIONS