Flavio Feferman, professor at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and Pres of Developing Markets Group

  For the past two years Flavio Feferman has led an initiative to bring the Berkeley-Haas Lean Launchpad entrepreneurship training program to Brazil. In this interview, he discusses the program, how BayBrazil members can participate, as well as his new book on broadband internet in Brazil.     BayBrazil: What is the vision for Berkeley’s…

Rodrigo Angelico, CEO, Keppe Motor

Brazilian company Keppe Motor is in San Francisco competing in the Global Grand Challenges of Singularity University’s global summit. The event awards companies that can positively impact humanity, in various sectors.  BayBrazil first heard about Keppe Motor last April, when we were contacted by its team. We helped the company with connections in Silicon Valley…

Lisa Dolev, Founder and CEO of Qylur

A Palo Alto-based company through ISDS official security supplier at Rio 2016 is providing entry greeting and screening . Right before the Opening ceremony, we spoke with Lisa Dolev, Founder and CEO of Qylur. She talks about innovations in mass security, the atmosphere in Rio and why the company launched first in Brazil.   BayBrazil: What is…

Robson Capasso

Robson Capasso, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Program Director of HiPUC

In a few weeks, Brazilian programmers, designers, entrepreneurs and doctors will participate in a new program that aims to apply Stanford University Biodesign methodologies to develop health care solutions for the country. The program is result of the relentless work of Robson Capasso, passionate about bringing to Brazil what he’s been learning in Silicon Valley.…

Anderson Thees: Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures

The New Year comes with a lot of challenges for Brazilians. Are the challenges an opportunity for the investment community? Learn the perspective of Anderson Thees, Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures, the first Brazilian VC fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. BayBrazil: The Brazilian economy contracted for 3 straight quarters and inflation is accelerating.…

Steve Ciesinski, President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford GSB

In the process of building the Brazilian-American tech hub, BayBrazil has had the privilege to include prominent leaders from various regions, especially Silicon Valley. It’s our pleasure to publish this interview with our very first member: Steve Ciesinski,  President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He talks about hosting Brazil’s…