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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


Sep 7, 2018 - linkedin, san francisco, ca

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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


Sep 7, 2018 - linkedin, san francisco, ca

 

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 7th, 2018, we will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, 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. 

 

SPEAKERS


Meet the people who are shaping the tech

industry in America & Brazil. 

 


Join this unique dialogue with our guests speakers and BayBrazil board members & advisors


 

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Alexandre Villela

Managing Director

Qualcomm Ventures

Alex is leading deals in LatAm and Digital Enterprise, Networking, Datacenter related deals in the U.S. Before that, he worked for Intel Capital and led several equity investments in Latin America, in a variety of sectors (Cloud Services, Healthcare IT, Big Data Analytics, FinTech)

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Amit garg

Principal

Samsung NEXT Ventures

Amit focuses on software especially Internet/consumer technologies, investing $250K to $3M in seed, series A or B, and helping them partner with Samsung to grow and make a meaningful difference in people's lives. Amit’s primary focus is Digital Health, secondary is Emerging Markets.

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Anderson Thees

Managing Director & Co-founder

Redpoint e.ventures

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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AnN RAVEL

Professor, UC Berkeley

Fellow at New America

Ann M. Ravel was nominated to the Federal Election Commission by President Barack Obama in 2013.  After her appointment received the unanimous consent of the United States Senate, Ms. Ravel joined the Commission on October 25, 2013. Currently, she is a Professor at UC Berkeley Law School and is also a Fellow at New America.

 

 

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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.

 
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Alana Rizzo

Advisor

Albright Stonebridge Group

Alana provides clients with in-depth political analysis and supports in developing and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies in Brazil and across Latin America. Before joining ASG, Alana spent over a decade as an investigative journalist at several of Brazil’s leading media outlets.

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Arnaldo tavares

Director, AI ISV Partnerships

Intel

Arnaldo is developing Intel's Artificial Intelligence software ecosystem. Prior to it, he was developing and implementing strategy for Machine Learning to key Enterprise verticals at NVIDIA for over 7 years.

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Asheesh Birla

SVP Product

Ripple

An industry expert on blockchain and cryptocurrency, Asheesh first joined Ripple in 2013 to lead the development of their product suite. He started his career as an entrepreneur 15 years ago in Silicon Valley, founded a content management company that he later sold to Thomson-Reuters.

 

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.

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Eder santana

Research Scientist in Machine

Learning

Toyota Research Institute


At Toyota Eder is working on Deep Learning for driving autonomous vehicles. His previous work include contributions to the popular Deep Learning library Keras and to the FaceID group at Apple. He is originally from São Luís, Maranhão.

 

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Eduardo Henrique

Co-Founder, Head of Business Dev.
 

Movile

Eduardo is responsible for leading Movile's global expansion and also communications including PR, relations with strategic partners like Apple, Google, Facebook. He was also one of the creators of PlayKids, the world’s top grossing educational entertainment platform for kids

 

 
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Enrique ortegón

General Manager
 

Salesforce Latin America

In his role Enrique is responsible for all of Salesforce's commercial activities in the Latin American market.  He directly oversees sales, business development, solution engineering, enablement and go-to market strategy for the region.

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Flavio pripas

Managing Director

Cubo

 Nominated as one of the "Most Creative People in Business 2012" by FastCompany, Flavio is leading CUBO, a transformational project to foster entrepreneurship in Brazil, sponsored by Itau Bank and RedPoint eVentures. 

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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harald batista

Board Member

BayBrazil

A serial entrepreneur and investor, Harald is currently assisting several Silicon Valley startups. He is also founder of Aura Enterprises and Ilumina Tech, designing a new approach to education based on skills in high demand, best teachers, and mentoring.

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Hernan Kazah

Co-Founder & Managing Partner 

Kaszek Ventures

 

Before Kaszek Ventures, he cofounded MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), Latin American largest commerce and payments online platform, where he worked for 12 years, as COO and later as CFO. He sits on the board of Kekanto, GetNinja among others.

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Lucas Mendes Teixeira

Head of Brazil   

WeWork





 

In just over a year in the WeWork’s leadership, Lucas launched three spaces in Sao Paulo and one in Rio de Janeiro. By the end of the year, WeWork may have 15 locations in the country. Prior to WeWork, Lucas was at Banco Itau, where he co-founded Cubo.

 
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MArcello torres

Manager Sales Dev North America

LinkedIn

 

 

Marcello manages a team of Sales "High Potential" Executives, covering all USA and Canada for SMB and Enterprise accounts. He was awarded Best Sales Manager in LinkedIn Americas (2018) - Demand Excellence.

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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MAuro Goncalves Filho

Director, Product Mgt & Strategy

Loon, Alphabet

 

Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, help fill coverage gaps, and bring people back online after disasters. Mauro shapes business models to enable the mission to connect people everywhere by inventing and integrating audacious technologies.

 
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nandu ramani

Engineering Director

Uber

Nandu focuses on Safety, Insurance, Risk, Identity, Knowledge & Decision platform. He is also building Uber's knowledge graph. Prior to Uber, he was Engineering Director at Google and has led teams in the US, India and Europe.

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Nicolas Szekasy

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Kaszek Ventures

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Kaszek Ventures is Latin America’s largest VC firm with US$ 182 million investment in 52 companies, most of them in Brazil. Nicolás currently sits on the board of Nubank, Creditas, GuiaBolso, Grupo ZAP, among others.

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Raphael de cunto

Partner

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Raphael is partner in the Palo Alto and São Paulo offices of Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Brazil’s leading law firm. He has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients in the tech industry negotiating M&A and financing transactions.

 

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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Shawn Carolan

Consumer VC

Menlo Ventures

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Shawn focuses on IT investments in the consumer sector—with particular interest in major technological shifts that improve daily lives. Examples include current investments in Roku and Uber, as well as Siri, which sold to Apple in 2013.

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VICENTE SILVEIRA

Chairman of the Board

BayBrazil

Vicente is a data, AI, engineering expert and BayBrazil teammate from our early days.  He’s held leadership positions at Uber, as Head of Fraud Data Science; LinkedIn, as Director of Engineering; and VeriSign (now Symantec), as Director of Product Mgt.

 
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AGENDA


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AGENDA


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2018 EDITION/ CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

* subject to minor changes


9AM

Breakfast & Registration
Coffee, tea, pastries will be served


9:20AM

Welcome & Introductions

Speaker:
Margarise Correa, Founder & CEO of BayBrazil
Marcello Torres, Manager North America at LinkedIn


9:30AM

The State of Entrepreneurship in Brazil
Analysis of hottest sectors, growth startups & update ecosystem’s development.

Speakers:
Anderson Thees, 
Managing Director at Redpoint eventures
Flavio Pripas, Managing Director at Cubo.
Eduardo Henrique, Co-Founder, Head of Business Development, Movile


10:20AM

Destination Latin America
Panel with leaders of Silicon Valley companies operating in LatAm and influencing the region’s digital transformation

Speakers: 
Alexandre Villela, Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures
Enrique Ortegón, General Manager, Salesforce Latin America
Lucas Mendes Teixeira, Head of BrazilWeWork
Mauro Gonçalves Filho, Director, Product Mgt & Strategy at Loon, Alphabet
Nandu Ramani, Engineering Director, Uber

Moderator: 
Raphael de Cunto, Partner, Pinheiro Neto Advogados


11:20AM

Digital health – scaling medical technologies in emerging markets

Speakers:
Amit Garg, 
Principal at Samsung NEXT Ventures
Fred Aslan, Founder & CEO at Adavium Medical


12PM

Lunch break
Lunch will be served free of charge


1:30PM

The Transportation Revolution

Fireside chat with Shawn Carolan, Partner at Menlo Ventures Ron Czerny, Founder & CEO at Playphone, BayBrazil Board Member. They will discuss flying, self-driving cars, electric scooters, smart traffic lights and other disruptive technologies. And, what is next for Apple for $1 trillion market cap.


2:30PM

Fake news & how tech companies are fighting it
The concerns about misinformation in upcoming elections in Brazil and the U.S.

Speakers:
Ann Ravel, former FEC, Professor at UC Berkeley
Alana Rizzo, Albright Stonebridge, former Veja Magazine investigative reporter


3:10PM

Coffee break


3:30PM

Cryptocurrency and its traction in Brazil and LatAm

Fireside chat with Asheesh Birla, SVP Product at Ripple, on blockchain technology, moderated by Antoine Colaço, Valor Capital Group


4:10PM

AI & its impact on careers

Speakers: 
Arnaldo Tavares, Director, AI ISV Partnerships at Intel
Eder Santana, Scientist in M Learning at Toyota Research Institute
Vicente Silveira, Chairman at BayBrazil


5PM

The Innovation economy across Latin America

Fireside chat with the founders of Kaszek Ventures, LatAm’s largest VC firm with US$ 182 million investment in 52 companies, most of them in Brazil.

Speakers: Nicolas Szekasy and Hernan Kazah, Co-Founders & Managing Partners at Kaszek Ventures

Moderator: Andy Tsao, Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank


6PM

Complimentary Cocktail Reception

 
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HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PAST EDITIONS

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PAST EDITIONS

 

 


 

Mike Krieger

Co-founder of Instagram

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He talks about his journey as entrepreneur & the strategy of building and scaling the Instagram infrastructure to over 700 million active users.

 

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


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CONFERENCE PARTNERS


 

Special thanks to our partners for their support throughout the year and at our conference!

We look forward to welcoming their leaders and continuing to work with them to strengthening our tech hub.

 

CONFERENCE PARTNERS


 

Special thanks to our partners for their support throughout the year and at our conference!

We look forward to welcoming their leaders and continuing to work with them to strengthening our tech hub.

 

 
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Big thanks to our media partners for helping us to spread the word about our conference.

We look forward to an amazing day with a diverse tech crowd!


 
 
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