-CEO / Co-founder, Emprego Ligado, Sao Paulo, 2011-Present
-Entrepreneur in Residence, Endeavor, Bogota, 2010
-Principal Investing Associate / Analyst, Goldman Sachs, Sao Paulo / NY, 2004-2009
-Investment Banking Analyst, Lehman Brothers, NY, 2003-2004
-MBA / Master’s: International Studies - Latin America, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011
-BS: Engineering, Stanford University, 1999-2003
-Stanford University Brazil Alumni Association Board Member, Sao Paulo, 2012-Present
What challenge is your company addressing?
Emprego Ligado provides a purely mobile platform for recruiting and managing local blue-collar workers in Brazil. Brazilian companies have a unique and underserved need for sourcing operational workers and Emprego Ligado offers a triple bottom line solution that enhances productivity and produces economic, social and environmental gains.
Why are you an entrepreneur?
I am an explorer at heart and passionate about building fantastic teams and creating value. Being an entrepreneur means constantly attacking new challenges, finding creative solutions and motivating others to outperform.
What is your best piece of advice to entrepreneurs?
Keep one eye on the horizon and one eye firmly on the ground directly below you.