Product and Engineering leader. Founder. Investor.
I am a multi-time founder, CTO, and product executive, investor and advisor who has worked in the startup community for nearly 17 years.
Skylyte works with high-performing companies to sustain their talent edge, by empowering their managers to prevent burnout.
My quarantine project: a real-time face mask detector using Tensorflow.
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Udacity Nanodegree on the cutting-edge of robotics, machine learning, and engineering
Former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Human Ventures, Techstars and Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund
I am currently the Founding CTO at Skylyte, a startup using data-driven technology to address mental health in the workplace.
In early 2018 I joined Human Ventures as an Entrepreneur-in-residence and founded Hugo Labs – a mobility company disrupting school transportation. Hugo's mission is to acquire and grow school transportation businesses by deploying innovative technology and implementing efficient, unified operations.
Before that, I built the next generation in media networks as the founding CTO of Throwing Fruit. The company had a successful exit and was acquired by a global media company. Before joining Throwing Fruit Alberto was the CEO of Paris-based collaboration service, FileChat .
As a Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund I invested in companies like Makespace, Hopscotch and GoTenna and incubated Playful Data – an online reputation manager for kids.Before becoming a VC I co-founded a social good-focused gaming company, Sojo Studios , that attracted investors like Ellen DeGeneres and Justin Bieber because of its mission. I also co-founded TigerTag, the first global lost & found service, an early precursor of the Internet of Things.
At Entertainment Media Works (as founding CTO) I built services that allowed viewers to buy products from TV, movies, and music videos through partnering with leading entertainment studios, music labels and brands.
In the early days of the Internet, I led projects for a long list of corporations that include AT&T, Delta Airlines, General Motors, IBM and Kraft Foods, among others.I hold a degree in Self-Driving Engineering from Udacity, a degree in Computer Science from The Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro, a Masters in Computer Engineering from The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and was a teacher at Parsons School of New Design for eight years.