COMPANY

José Ruy Queiroz Antunes

Founder

Senior executive with over 30 years of experience in the commercial, market strategy and finance areas. Antunes was one of the main executives responsible for the introduction of the German software giant SAP in the Brazilian market. As commercial director (3 years) and CEO (9 years), he was responsible for consolidating SAP as the undisputed leading supplier of application software for the market of the “500 Biggest and Best” Brazilian companies (in all industry segments). Prior to SAP, he was also CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Software.

Antunes has solid knowledge and experience in bringing foreign technologies and developing the strategic plan, brand management and positioning for the Brazilian market.

He is also a Board Member and / or Mentor of medium and small technology companies, both independently and through Endeavor, where for the past 15 years he has contributed his experience and knowledge in mentoring companies and entrepreneurs in the areas of sales, marketing, brand development and market strategy.

Antunes is fluent in English and Spanish, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the State University of Rio de Janeiro and a Bachelor of Accounting from the University Moraes Filho.

 

Partner

Senior executive with over 25 years of experience in the area of ​​technology, products and services. He was Country Manager at Baan in Brazil, a partner at Deloitte Consulting and a public sector partner at Unisys, acquiring deep knowledge in the areas of sales and operation of service companies.

Peano has extensive experience in entrepreneurship. He is an entrepreneur and was responsible for the development and sale of MTS and more recently of BBKO Consulting.

Peano is fluent in English and Italian, graduated in production engineering from the University of São Paulo.

 

Mario Fleck

Board Member

Mario Fleck was the president of Rio Bravo Investimentos from 2009 to 2018, after which he helped create and manage the Rio Bravo Fundamental FIA, Rio Bravo's value and activism fund.

With a solid and dynamic career he worked for 28 years at Accenture, being 14 as president in Brazil. He was a member of the company's global board and led projects for clients such as Grupo Pão de Açúcar, Sadia and Vale, among others.

Mario was a member of several advisory and business administration boards, including Eternit, Unipar, Ferbasa, Cremer, Bematech, and GR.

He is currently an advisor to Focus Energia, Global BDP and the Maverick Investment Fund in Israel.

Mario has also served as an advisor to organizations in the academic sector, as president of Escola Max Nordau in Rio de Janeiro, president of the board of directors of EAESP / FGV and is currently an advisor to Colégio Aleph in São Paulo. In Israel, Mario is a member of the Executive Board of the Chaim Weizmann Institute of Sciences. In addition, he collaborates with several non-governmental organizations and is currently Chair of the Latin American Institute of AJC - American Jewish Committee, vice-president of the Brazil-Israel Chamber of Commerce, and advisor to the Albert Einstein Hospital.

Mário Fleck graduated in mechanical and industrial engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

 

William Kern

Associated Partner

Experienced executive with more than 30 years of career in multinational and local companies such as Microsoft, Unilever and Interfile.

Management of sales, marketing, operations, finance, controllership and IT areas in several companies of various sizes (start ups to large multinationals) in different market segments (technology, consumer goods, financial services, packaging materials and agribusiness) in Brazil and the USA.

 

William is fluent in English and Spanish, graduated in electrical engineering from Poli-USP with an extension course and a master's degree in business administration from FGV-SP.

Business Development

 

Adriana Muratore

Associated Partner

 

With over 30 years of experience in Consumer Goods and Retail Companies, he was responsible for preparing and executing Corporate Strategies, Brands, Turnaround, Innovation, Marketing and Commercial.

He was SVP and CMO of Walmart, Carrefour, Hypera, Parmalat and Unilever.

Led business at National and Global level and more than 200 Product Categories. He worked directly with more than 7 Retail formats and developed innovative store models using consumer understanding expertise.

Profile focused on Innovation, Mentor of Start Ups by Endeavor, Advisor and Strategic Advisor. Participates in the IBGC / WCD / IBF / B3 Council Diversity Program, member of Women Corporate Directors / WCD.

Graduated in Business Administration from FGV / SP, International Executive MBA USP / Vanderbuilt and AMP at INSEAD

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