|Birthplace||SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil|
|Mackenzie University , Major||2009|
|Boulder Digital Works, Graduate Program||2011|
Pedro is a brazilian entrepreneur that lives in Boulder, Colorado and often travels to his home town, the city of Sao Paulo.
Currently he works as a Business Development Manager at Sendgrid. He also leads the company’s expansion strategy for Latin America and works as a Product Owner for business deals that require technical integration assistance or custom development.
In early 2011 he co-founded Resolva.me, a startup based in Sao Paulo that is breaking the social lead generation code by digitalizing word of mouth.
Resolva.me provides valuable recommendations to its users with lead generations that makes sense to the service providers.
Founded in January of 2011, they’ve launched a public prototype (Facebook App) that got great traction (5000+ users in the first month). The startup was acquired by Buscapé Company (largest e-commerce conglomerate in Latin America) in December of 2011 as an acquihire play. Since then, the product changed it’s name to Recomind.net.
Pedro still sits on Recomind’s board of directors and has kept his stock as an strategic co-founder.
Pedro also co-founded Slumdog Productions. An event company that produces events for startups, entrepreneurs and local startup ecosystems.
He was the first international student to attend Boulder Digital Works, a graduate school based in Boulder, Colorado that exists to build the next generation of digital professionals.
Before moving to the States was the head of marketing and PR for Mediamind (Nasdaq: MDMD) in Sao Paulo.
Pedro received a bachelor’s in journalism from Mackenzie University and teaches PR 2.0 and social media classes at Sao Paulo Digital School.
Prior to working with Mediamind, he was the head of communications in Brazil for a Dutch start-up called Nimbuzz.com (U$26 MM Funding) and worked as a marketing intern for Aunica, a digital media consulting firm.
He dedicates his time to being 1% better everyday.