Energetic, resourceful and highly dynamic Executive Management Professional, with 20 years of experience in the Consumer Finance, Credit Cards, Internet and Payment industries in the Brazilian market. Rene is an online business evangelist and a Technology, Marketing and life enthusiast. Large experience due to several startups in his professional life, enjoys life being passionate about making right things happen.
1st eBay/PayPal employee in LatAm region :) - as PayPal's Core Payments Head for the region, deployed local branches (BR, MX and AR) with products and connectivity with local financial systems while ensuring compliance with in border and cross border funds movement with the rest of PayPal Global network, Card Schemes, Issuers and Regulators while respecting local market risks and unique establishments.
As VP of BuscaPe.com, created BuscaPe Financial Services, that became the most valued asset of the property acquired by Naspers, Inc. from Great Hill Partners back in 2009 - with great return to its shareholders.
CoFounder of Atacatto Fashion Marketplace (former LookBook / LookBookWS) - the first fashion wholesale marketplace - currently rebranded as Atacatto Fashion Marketplace after getting our Series A round. :)
- Ecommerce B2C and B2B2C
- Business Development
- Products and Services Engineering and Deployment
- Project Management
- Banking Services
- Risk Management
- Electronic Payment Services
- M-Payment Services
- Strong knowledge of all prevalent Latam payments methods (credit cards, debit cards, ACH, prepaid cards) usage with e-commerce and deep knowledge with the payments landscape in key Latam markets such as Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina
- Deep understanding of the internet and payments players, specially financial institutions within the Latam market including the local regulations that may impact payments and e-commerce businesses as it relates to FX restrictions, Card scheme regulations, and domicility requirements
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