FORA.tv Speaker - Paulo Rezende
Paulo de Rezende is Head of Private Equity at Valora Investment Management, where he is currently raising a private equity fund targeted at the supply chain of the fast growing Brazilian Oil & Gas industry.
Previously, at Kinea Investimentos/Itau Unibanco (the leading Brazilian financial institution), he was responsible for structuring the Private Equity practice and setting up Kinea's first Private Equity fund.
Prior to joining Kinea Investimentos, he was a partner at Zone Ventures/Draper Fisher Jurvetson (Los Angeles, CA), and led investments in early stage technology companies. At Zone Ventures, among other, he was a founding investor of Lumexis, a board observer at DivX Networks, Inc. from inception through IPO, and managed the firm investments in Neven Vision (acquired by Google).
Mr. de Rezende was also a consultant with Booz & Co. Sao Paulo office, where he advised large consumer goods corporations on operations management; he also has experience in software development and product marketing at software and the semiconductor industries. His experience was acquired while he was working in the United States, Europe, and Brazil.
Mr. de Rezende holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he currently serves on its Latin American Executive Board.
03.23.11 | 00:26:34 min
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