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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


Featured session: 

The Transportation Revolution

 
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Shawn Carolan

Guest speaker

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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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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

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.

 

 

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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

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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bibiana leite

PHead of Content Partnerships

Youtube

At YouTube Bibiana leads a high performing organization serving thousands of creators, media companies, and music artists, driving growth, and exceeding quarterly targets for creator/customer engagement and satisfaction.

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Daniela Jorge

Sr. VP Global Design&User Research

 PayPal

Daniela is responsible for Global Design for PayPal, Xoom, and Venmo and is leading a team of 150+ of designers and researchers responsible for creating meaningful and cohesive end-to-end experiences through a deep understanding of PayPal’s customers and exceptional design.

 

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.

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harald batista

BayBrazil Board Member

Harald Batista is currently assisting several Silicon Valley startups, including Appko, Fankix, Bayesco, with Financing and Marketing Strategies. He is a board member at two Canadian companies: Prophecy Platinum and Prophecy Coal.

 

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MAuro Goncalves Filho

Diretor, 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.

 

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. 

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. 

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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Sohila Zadran

Serial Entrepreneur, advisor &

Neural Networks at Stanford

Dr. Zadran completed her undergraduate studies in Molecular Cell Biology and Neurobiology at UC Berkeley, doctoral studies in Neuroscience, and Neuro-engineering, and post-doctoral fellowship in Systems Neuroscience at the California Institute of Technology as a NIH Fellow.

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steve ciesinski

President

SRI International

As president of SRI, Stephen jointly develops SRI strategy with the CEO and ensures that corporate resources and talent are aligned with supporting SRI’s research needs. He also serves as president of Global Partnerships at SRI, identifying and securing SRI’s business opportunities in domestic and international markets; U.S. and foreign government agencies; and R&D-based universities

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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 THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PAST EDITIONS

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PAST EDITIONS

 

 


 

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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