Anderson Thees is Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures, the first Brazilian VC fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. Redpoint e.ventures was created to bring to Brazil the best practices of venture investing developed over decades in the Valley, to help foster the nascent tech entrepreneurship ecosystem in the country and region. Previously, Anderson was the CEO of Apontador, the leading local search and geolocation company in Brazil, and an Investment Principal at Naspers/MIH, in charge of starting their Internet presence in Latin America. Earlier in his career, he worked as a tech entrepreneur, software developer both in Brazil and Switzerland. Anderson received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Unicamp, a M.B.A. from the Yale School of Mgt, and a SEP from Stanford University.