Gilmar Roberto Pereira Camurra was CFO of the Telefônica group in Brazil for 14 years. During this period, he has coordinated all M&A transactions, such as the acquisition of Atrium Telecom, Mercador (part of Totvs), Tectotal, TVA, Ceterp, sale of fixed CRT to the Opportunity Group, exchange of shares of Telesp and Telesudeste for Telefonica (Spain) and acquisition of Vivo (with the issuance of BDRs in the amount of 12Bi Euros), among others. He also has coordinated all debt raising transactions with national and foreign private banks. He was responsible for implementing the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) hedging and compliance policy and has also served as investor relations officer. He also has stints as Director of HSBC (3 years), Executive Director ABC Brasil (3 years) and VP of Citibank (17 years). In addition, he was also a member of the board of directors of Tigre Tubos e Conexões, was Chairman of the Deliberative Council of Fundação Sistel, of Visão Seguridade Social and of the Board of several other companies of Grupo Telefonica. Gilmar holds a degree in Business Administration and Accounting with a Specialization in Finance from Berkeley University California.
Santiago Javier Fernandez Valbuena worked for 19 years in the Telefônica group, where he held the positions of CEO at Telefônica Latam (for 3 years) and global CFO (9 years), where he was elected best CFO Spain 2009 and Telecom Europa 2010. He was also responsible for relationship with investors, when he had the opportunity to develop extensive networking with potential buyers of the investee companies. From 2000-2002 he was director of Telefônica Corporate Venture Capital, which developed a technology investment program to accelerate the Group’s operations. In his Global CFO phase (2002-2011), he directed some of the group’s M&A operations, such as O2 (UK), Bell South Latam and Vivo (Brazil). Previously, he served as General Director (MD) at Societé Generale Securities and as Sales and Analysis Director at Beta Capital MeesPierson. He currently also serves as Vice President of Banco EBN in Spain, and is a board member at MAPFRE (Spain) and Chairman of AEDAS Homes (Spain). Santiago Javier Fernandez Valbuena holds a Masters and PhD in Economics from Northeastern University. He has taught at Northeastern University Boston, Universidad Complutense and Manchester Business School.
Mauricio Miranda de Lima was an entrepreneur in Information Technology developing the entry in Brazil of PointCast Network and then managing new businesses at Vesta Technologies, where he developed the main project of this company. He also worked at Latinvest Asset Management in the management of investment funds in listed assets and in Private Equity, at Lloyds Bank in the premium customer relationship area and at Banco Itau, as an intern in the internal account control area. Graduated in business administration at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He has been an investment manager authorized by CVM since 2004. Mauricio is co-founder and CEO of Invest Tech. As CEO, he coordinates the investment strategy and the management and monitoring team of the assets in the portfolio. He coordinated the process of raising capital for the equity funds and the 20 investments in 4 equity funds managed by Invest Tech, 8 exits and over 22 merger and acquisition transactions within these portfolios. In the coordination of Invest Tech, Mauricio is responsible for defining the investment strategy and investor relations (which includes local and international institutions, private pension funds, fund of funds and family offices).