Team

Partners

Caroline Schulz

CEO


Caroline has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the School of Higher Education in Advertising and Marketing (ESPM) and a Specialization in Leadership For Transition at Schumacher College - UK. She was Co-Founder and CSO at Pontte, a loan startup selected as a 100 Startup to Watch 2021, she has 10+ years of experience in Marketing and Strategy.

Guilherme Lichand

Chairman of the Advisory Board


Listed as one of the top 10 Brazilian innovators under 35 and named social innovator of 2014, according to MIT Technology Review, Guilherme holds a PhD in Political Economy and Government from Harvard University. He’s also the UNICEF assistant professor of child well-being and development at the University of Zurich, and social innovation specialist at the World Economic Forum Expert Network.

Marcos Lopes

CFO


Marcos earned his doctorate degree in Public Administration and Government from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP). He has worked as a researcher at the Center for Politics and Economics in the Public Sector at FGV, and as a World Bank and Interamerican Development Bank consultant on public policy issues.

Rafael Vivolo

CRO


Rafael has an MBA in Business Administration from the School of Economics, Business and Accounting at the University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) and a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication from the School of Higher Education in Advertising and Marketing (ESPM). Furthermore, he won the Itaú -Trip Transformers’ award in 2012 for his work generating awareness for social transformation initiatives.

Board

André Barrence

Member of the Advisory Board


Former Geekie Director for the public and social sectors, André currently teaches at the Public Leadership Center, and is the head of Google Campus, São Paulo.

Claudia Costin

Member of the Advisory Board


Claudia was the Secretary of State for Administrative Reform during of Fernando Henrique Cardoso’s government and former Global Director for education at the World Bank. She’s currently the Director at the Center of Excellence and Innovation in Education pPolicies at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV-Rio).

Fernando Lemos

Member of the Advisory Board


Microsoft's CTO in Brazil, has been working for over twenty years in innovation, technology, foresight, intra and entrepreneurship, operations and digital business solutions.

Laura Constantini

Member of the Advisory Board


Co-founder and partner of the technology venture capital company Astella Investimentos which, has been helping entrepreneurs create and develop their businesses since 2008.