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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


22 AUGUST, 2019

SRI International, Menlo Park - CA

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BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


22 AUGUST, 2019

SRI International, Menlo Park - CA

 

BAYBRAZIL IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE 8TH EDITION OF OUR ANNUAL CONFERENCE!


On Aug 22nd we will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and private-sector leaders to discuss science, technology, innovation & Brazil’s role in the global economy.

 

  • Take a deep dive into the latest tech trends & business models

  • Join in-depth discussions on cutting-edge technologies and digital transformation

  • Understand the current state of entrepreneurship in Brazil

  • Chat with Silicon Valley & foreign VCs who are investing in Brazil

  • Meet the Brazilian-American tech hub in Silicon Valley

 
 
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SPEAKERS


SPEAKERS


GUEST SPEAKERS

 
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PETER NORVIG

Director of Research

Google

Previously Peter was head of Google's core search algorithms group, and of NASA Ames's  Computational Sciences Division, making him NASA's senior computer scientist. He received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Award in 2001. He is co-author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, the leading textbook in the field, and co-teacher of an AI class that signed up 160,000 students, helping to kick off the current round of massive open online classes.

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Saurabh Gupta

Managing Partner

DST Global

Saurabh is currently an observer on the Boards of Brex, Dada, Rappi, Swiggy, and Udaan and led DST’s investment in Airbnb.
The VC firm DST focuses on late stage technology investments globally. DST has invested in leading global technology companies including Facebook, Twitter, Alibaba, Didi, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Airbnb and Spotify. In Latin America, DST invested in Nubank and Rappi.

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Hans Tung

Managing Partner

GGV Capital

Hans  led GGV’s investment in Musical.ly (acquired by Toutiao) and serves on the boards of Wish, Poshmark, GrubMarket, Lively and Yellow, among others.

He has invested in mobile social communication companies sucha as Slack, Lime, Bustle, Peloton, and is actively involved in GGV portfolio companies Airbnb, Flipboard, DraftKings and Yodo1.

 
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Michele Levy

Co-Founder & CEO

CEO, Costa Brasil

 Ilhabela Holdings

Ilhabela Holdings is the company behind the successful growth of the Melissa Shoes brand in the US, up from relative obscurity into the leading brand in its category in the United States. Michele is also leading Costa Brazil, a sustainable beauty line founded by Brazilian Francisco Costa, former Calvin Klein Creative Director.

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Shu nyatta

Partner

SoftBank

Shu is co-leading SoftBank’s new $5B Latin America-focused technology growth fund. Before this new role, Shu was a founding member of SoftBank Group’s Silicon Valley investment team, and subsequently the SoftBank Vision Fund. He has made investments spanning a variety of sectors including fintech, mobility, robotics and autonomous driving, in the US, Europe, India, China and Latin America.

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Julie Ruvolo

Director of Venture Capital

 LAVCA

Julie manages venture investor relationships in Latin America and globally. In this role, she oversees venture/tech-related programs, facilitates LAVCA’s early stage investor meetings, and oversees LAVCA’s tech content. Julie is also a founding member of the Latin America Tech Growth Coalition, which unifies top tech companies with a common goal of advancing high growth startups in the LatAm region.

 
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edu lyra

Founder

 Instituto Gerando Falcões

Growing up in a favela in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Edu founded Gerando Falcões, an organization that offers educational and training for 1,200+ families. He has being named one of 15 young Brazilians to change the world, by the World Economic Forum, and one of the 30 most influential youths under 30 in Brazil, by Forbes.

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RALF GERMER

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

 PagBrasil

Ralf is Co-Founder and Co-CEO at PagBrasil. His fields of expertise are business management, international business development, marketing and online sales, as well as payment processing. Prior to PagBrasil, he was Vice President of Product Marketing Europe at Actebis and later founded 4M Iberoamérica.

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Saeed Amidi

Co-Founder & CEO

 Plug and Play


A serial entrepreneur, Saeed’s current passion is helping entrepreneurs and startups out of universities. Besides his leading role at Plug and Play, he is General Partner in Amidzad. The fund holds investments in over 1,000 tech companies, such as PayPal, Powerset, Danger, Bix, Powerset, DropBox, Lending Club, Zoosk, etc.

 

JOIN THIS UNIQUE DIALOGUE WITH OUR SUPPORTERS & TEAMMATES

 
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Anderson Thees

Managing Director & Co-founder

Redpoint e.ventures

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ANDY TSAO

Managing Director

Silicon Valley Bank

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Antoine colaco

Partner

Valor Capital Group

 
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AVANISH SAHAI

Global VP, ISV & Tech. Alliances

ServiceNow

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bibiana leite

Head of Content Partnerships

Youtube

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Daniela jorge

Global VP, Design & Research

Paypal

 

FRED ASLAN

Founder & CEO

 Adavium Medical

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Guilherme Horn

Chief Innovation Officer Latam

Accenture

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harald batista

Co-Founder

Ilumina Tech

 

MARGARISE CORREA

Founder & CEO   

BayBrazil



 

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nelson mattos

Independent Consultant, Former VP

of Product & Engineering, Google

RON CZERNY

Founder & CEO

PlayPhone

 
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Stephen Ciesinski

President

SRI International

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VICENTE SILVEIRA

Chairman of the Board

BayBrazil

 
 
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AGENDA


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP

AGENDA


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP

 

Our CONFERENCE SCHEDULE will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

 
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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


CONFERENCE PARTNERS


 
 

Big thanks to our annual conference 2019 sponsors for their support & participation!

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Special thanks to our partners for their continued support to strengthening our tech hub.

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