Brazil_Pattern.gif
banner_image_test_1.jpg
bbconf_banner_image_2.jpg
Brazil_Pattern.gif

BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


SEP 16, 2016 – GOOGLE, MOUNTAIN VIEW

 

SCROLL DOWN

BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY


SEP 16, 2016 – GOOGLE, MOUNTAIN VIEW

 

 

BRAZIL IN THE 21st CENTURY IS A 1-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 16, 2016, we will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, government representatives and private-sector leaders for a whole day atGoogle HQ , in Mountain View.

Register to take a deep dive in the latest tech trends, learn from the leaders who are thriving in a transitioning country and discuss what is next for Brazil — from the perspective of its homegrown entrepreneurs and investors, along with Silicon Valley’s largest tech players.

 
banner_image_test_1.jpg

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

 

Alex tsai

Head Marketing Bus.

Dev.LatAm,  Alibaba

 

Alex develops go-to market and strategic partnerships for Alibaba.com, the leading global B2B e-commerce platform, in the Americas region. Prior to Alibaba, Alex was leading Global Digital Marketing at PayPal.

Alice ferraz

Founder & CEO

Fhits




Alice Ferraz leads the dominant Brazilian digital media platform of influencers in fashion and lifestyle. She founded Fhits in 1997 to help clients win space in the marketplace through hundreds of blogs that gather the largest female audience in the country.

Ambassador Pedro Borio

Consul General, Consulate General of

Brazil in San Francisco

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; Chargé d'affaires Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo, 1986-1989; Advisory Office of the President, Brasilia, 1990-1992.

 

 
vicente_silveira_300x300.png

ANDRE MADEIRA

Engineering

Snapchat

 

Before Snapchat Andre was Sr. Staff Software Engineer at Google leading several projects within Search Ranking to optimize the quality of search results.

Andy-tsao-bw.jpg

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.

.

AVANISH SAHAI

SVP of Alliances

InsideSales

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

 

brett rochkind

Managing Director

General Atlantic
 

Brett leads General Atlantic's Palo Alto office and is co-head of the firm’s Internet & Technology sector. He works closely with many of GA's global portfolio companies including Airbnb, Altair, Appirio, Box, IHS, SSA Global and Uber in the U.S.; Decolar, Linx and MercadoLibre in Brazil and Latin America.

CARLOS KOKRON

VP & Managing Director

Qualcomm Ventures – LatAm


 

Carlos Kokron is VP of Qualcomm and Managing Director Latin America for Qualcomm Ventures. He is currently scouting companies that will help transform the lives of people and businesses in the region by leveraging the mobile Internet.

 

DANIEL TOPEL

New Markets, Brazil Lead

Stripe


Daniel is a Brazilian entrepreneur leading Stripe’s expansion to Brazil. Prior to Stripe, he was Founder & CEO of NetMovies and Sr. Business Dev. Manager South America at ILOG.

 

 

FERNANDA BAKER

Business Development Analyst
 

Apex-Brasil


Fernanda is based in the San Francisco office of the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency. She has been working with international business development, trade promotion and Foreign Direct Investment attraction for 10+ years.

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.

Julie Ruvolo

Director of Venture Capital   

Latin American PE &

VC Association (LAVCA)

Julie manages LAVCA’s venture investor relationships in Latin America and globally, and oversees venture-related educational programs and digital content. Prior to it, she was a TechCrunch contributor for over 3 years.

 

LEILA VELEZ

Founder & CEO

Beleza Natural






Leila started Beleza Natural from scratch, at the age of 19. Currently, the company has 4000 employees, 35 locations and annual revenues of more than $100 million US Dollars. 

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 

Chairman of the Board

BayBrazil

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. 

 

 

RICARDO NEVES

Tech and Retail & Consumer Leader

PwC Brasil

 

Ricardo has over twenty-five years of management consulting experience, focused on business transformation programs enabled by digital & emerging technologies for clients throughout Latin America, US and Europe.

 

Rodrigo_Schimidt.jpg

RODRIGO SCHMIDT 

Head of Engineering

Luxe.com, former Dir Instagram

Rodrigo joined Facebook 8 years ago as the first Brazilian engineer. He worked in multiple teams and products including backend infrastructure, Chat, Ads, and Pages, before moving to Instagram 3 years ago to start a new engineering group working on Data and Machine Learning

Rogerio Salume2 (1).JPG

ROGERIO SALUME

Founder & CEO

Wine.com.br

Rogerio leads Wine.com.br, the largest wine e-commerce merchant in Latin America and 3rd largest in the world. Prior to it, Rogerio was an executive in food, beverage and logistics companies, including Smart, of Grupo Martins.

 

 

ROMERO RODRIGUES

Managing Director of  

Redpoint e.ventures

Romero Rodrigues is managing director of Redpoint e.ventures, and co-founder & chairman of Buscapé Company, a comparison-shopping service that made 20+ acquisitions and was acquired at a valuation of $374 million. 

RON CZERNY

Founder & CEO

PlayPhone

Ron has played a key role in Latin America’s video game industry as the co-founder of the Brazilian Video Game Association, Head of Capcom’s video game strategy, Chairman of MEF.

RoyGlasberg.jpg

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.

 

VICENTE GOETTEN

Executive Director

TOTVS Lab

Vicente is an entrepreneur, published author, engineer, tech evangelist. In 2012, he helped TOTVS establish TOTVS Labs to leverage the entrepreneurial environment in Silicon Valley and develop innovative technology for enterprises that help customers grow and compete in a global economy.

Vicente Silveira-bw.JPG

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.

 
 
bbconf_banner_image_2.jpg

SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP

SCHEDULE & HIGHLIGHTS


CHECK OUT OUR ROADMAP

 

2016 EDITION/ CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


9AM

Welcome Reception & Introduction

Speakers:
Margarise Correa,
Founder & CEO, BayBrazil
Ambassador Pedro Borio, Consul General of Brazil in SF
Roy Glasberg, Founder, Global Mgr, Google Global Accelerator


9:30AM

Destination Brazil

Speakers:
Alex Tsai, Head Business Development, Alibaba
Andre Madeira, Engineering, Snapchat
Daniel Topel, New Markets, Brazil Lead, Stripe
Rodrigo Schmidt, Head of Engineering,Luxe.com, Former Dir Instagram
Vicente Goetten, Executive Director, TOTVS Labs
Moderator: Pedro Donati, Founder Round Pegs, former Dir Digital Channels, Itaú


10:30AM

The Digital Revolution in Latin America

Speakers:
Ricardo Neves, Partner, PwC, Brazil
Alice Ferraz, CEO of F*hits & fashion connector
Moderator: Nelson Mattos, Chairman of the Board, BayBrazil


11:30AM

Complimentary Lunch


12:30PM

Surprise Speaker


1:00PM

The Brazilian investment market

Speakers:
Brett Rochkind, Managing Director, General Atlantic
Carlos Kokron, Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures, LatAm
Julie Ruvolo, Director of Venture Capital, LAVCA
Romero Rodrigues, Managing Director, Redpoint e.ventures
Moderator: Andy Tsao, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank


2PM

Transportation as a service – the Uber trip in Brazil

Speaker
Vicente Silveira, Head of Fraud Data Science, Uber
Moderator: Fernanda Baker, Business Development, Apex-Brasil


2:45PM

Coffee Break


3PM

Navigating uncertainty: meet the Brazilian entrepreneurs who are building great companies while riding the crises

Speakers
Leila Velez, Founder & CEO, Beleza Natural
Rogerio Salume, Founder & CEO, Wine.com.br
Romero Rodrigues, Co-founder, Buscapé, Managing Director, Redpoint e.ventures
ModeratorFred Aslan, Founder & CEO, Adavium Medical


Cocktail Reception

5:30PM


 

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