Daniel De Carvalho, Senior Scientist, University Health Network

A new approach to detect cancer was recently developed by an award-winning Brazilian scientist. Dr. Daniel De Carvalho, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Senior Scientist and Canada Research chair at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, leads the development of a new early detection methodology that combines identification of DNA methylation changes and …

Anish Srivastava, Founder & CEO of Vinaj

As technology advances in many sectors, traditional companies inevitably need a digital innovation strategy. Often times it includes working – and sometimes competing – with startups at different stages of maturity. To help us understand the innovation process in large corporations we spoke with BayBrazil member and mentor Anish Srivastava, Founder and CEO of Vinaj,…

Patrick Mork, Marketing Coach & Chief Storyteller, madmork stories

Choosing the right career in a changing world. Getting customers to engage with a product or service. Avoiding common communication mistakes. These are some of the topics of our conversation with Patrick Mork, an award-winning marketing professional with deep experience in mobile apps, content distribution, consumer packaged goods and video games. He’s led teams in high profile startups…

Francisco Gomes, Co-Founder & CEO of Hardera

Hardera is the first Latin American sustainability-focused startup selected to join Singularity University Ventures program in Silicon Valley. Founded in Brazil, the company developed a product that transforms reforested wood into hardwood with superior strength and durability, which is scarce and in danger of extinction. Francisco Gomes, Co-Founder & CEO, talks about Hardera’s technology, the impact on…

Ann Ravel, Professor at UC Berkeley, former FEC Chair under President Obama administration

  As part of International Women’s day celebration, we interviewed Ann Ravel, Professor at University of California, Berkeley – School of Law, and Fellow at New America, where she works on Civic Engagement. She is also former Federal Election Commission chair and talked to BayBrazil about her experience at the Federal Administration, political campaign financing, social media…

Chaim Zaher, President of Grupo SEB

Grupo SEB (Educational Brazilian System) is the largest K-12 private group in Brazil with over 80.000 students. It was founded 50 years ago by Chaim Zaher, son of Lebanese immigrants who moved to Brazil looking for new opportunities. This year, Chaim Zaher initiated the group’s international expansion with the 95% acquisition of Canada’s Maple Bear operations in…