Our Team
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Santiago Valbuena

PhD in economics from Northeastern University, Santiago has an extensive background in Telecommunication. He was president of Telefonica for Latin America and CFO of Telefonica Global, as well as professor at Northeastern University, Manchester Business School and Universidad Complutense, and shareholder of EBN Bank. Santiago is currently a shareholder and Board Member at Invest Tech.

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Gilmar Camurra

Graduated in Business Administration and Accounting with a major in finance from the University of California, Berkley, Gilmar is currently a shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Invest Tech. Gilmar has previous experience as CFO of Telefonica Group, Director of Banco ABC and HSBC and Senior VP at Citibank.

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Mauricio Lima

Graduated in Business Administration from FGV and with an MBA from São Paulo Business School, Maurício co-founded Invest Tech an is currently responsible for the team coordination and investment execution. Mauricio has successfully led more than 30 M&A transactions in various sectors throughout his career, having previously worked at Itaú Bank, Lloyds Bank and Latinvest Asset Management.

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Wagner Araújo

With a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Ceará and MBA from University of Birmingham, Wagner is responsible for the Private Equity team and portfolio performance, besides being Partner and Board Member at Invest Tech. Wagner has worked as a Corporate Banking executive at top-tier banks and at Cargill Agrícola, prior to joining Invest Tech.

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Caroline Celich

Bachelor in Business Administration and Economics from Insper. Caroline studied at Gothenburg University, Sweden for a year. At Invest Tech, Caroline is responsible for monitoring portfolio companies and prospecting new investment opportunities.

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João Traldi

Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas. He also completed a six-month exchange program at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. At Invest Tech, he is responsible for monitoring portfolio companies and prospecting new investment opportunities.

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Pedro Carvalho

Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas with extension course at University of Otago, New Zealand, and previous experiences at a startup and a technology investments manager. At Invest Tech, he is responsible for monitoring portfolio companies and prospecting new investment opportunities.

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Cristiano Pereira

Graduated in mechanical engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and masters from FGV, Cris is responsible for the Venture Capital team and origination of new opportunities, as well as a Board Member at Invest Tech. Cristiano has previous experience at Anima, Qualcom Latam, FIR Capital, TIM and Brazil Telecom.

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Viviane Radiuk

Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas, with MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Viviane is responsible for monitoring portfolio companies and prospecting new opportunities for the Venture Capital funds. Viviane has over 9 years of experience in financial structuring, M&A and as an entrepreneur.

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Leonardo Ritschel

Bachelor in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas with extension course at Nagoya University, Japan, Leonardo has previous experience in consulting and fintech. At Invest Tech, he is responsible for monitoring portfolio companies and prospecting new targets for the Venture Capital funds.

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Tábata Escaler

Graduated in Business Administration, Tábata is responsible for managing the office’s daily activities and supporting general and administrative, finance and human resources tasks. She has been at Invest Tech for over seven years, supporting the partners.