team

TEAM

JEFF PLENTZ
President

techtools group founder, for more than 28 years he has been working in the areas of business, innovation, government relations and consulting. Created, developed and sold six companies in the last 15 years, both for private groups and for investment funds. Today he is an angel investor in more than 40 startups. Acted as Unesco´s advisor to developing public policies to support Brazilian innovation and served as an advisor for Brazilian government to establish Knowledge Management models. He is the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) vice president in Brazil, represents Latin America on the e-Skill committee of the European Commission and is a public policy advisor for government agencies. He studied at Mackenzie University, CPOR-SP, PUC-SP, EAESP-FGV and University of Irvine (California – USA).

EDSON MARTINEZ
Managing director

Executive with 30 years of experience in the commercial and operational area of large financial institutions. He was responsible for raising funds, structuring financing and monitoring the risk of credit portfolios. Worked for 12 years at Banco Safra, where he was an agency manager and senior fund manager. Also served as regional branch manager and asset manager for more than a decade in the BMC Group. He was chairman of the operating committee and superintendent of BicBanco and CCB – China Construction Bank and Febraban´s member.

JULIANA GIANCOLLI
Marketing and communication manager

Corporate communication professional with more than 15 years of experience in Public Relations and Marketing in Brazil and Latin America, she worked for Accor, Axway, Delphi, Ibope Media and Texas Instruments and PR agencies CDN Comunicação, Concept PR (Ogilvy), Jeffrey Group, Ketchum PR and MVL Comunicação (Attitude). Juliana holds a degree in Public Relations, with a postgraduate degree in Strategic Communication Management (USP) and International Business (Ireland).

ANTÔNIO PINATTI
Compliance manager

M&A specialist with more than 25 years of experience on Finance & Controller department, he held background on financial restructuring and management tools implementation. Pinatti has a bachelor degree in Accounting and international MBA from FIA-USP. During his carrer, he was in charge of Banco BCN, Banco Bradesco and Bradesco Credit Cards controller operations. Moreover, he had a seat on Fiscal Council of Visanet (Cielo), Visa-Vale (Alelo), Fidelity Processora boards and was the chairman of Cia Leadercard directors´ board.

THIAGO MONTEIRO
ICT manager

Thiago is specialized in strategic IT management, project office, software development operations and services in main industries for the last 12 years. He holds a degree in Computer Science, an MBA with an emphasis in IT from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI.