WHO WE ARE

Helio Ciffoni

Helio Galvão Ciffoni

Co-founder and CEO at Sapiens Global Pte Ltd in Singapore
Partner at Sapiens Global LLP in Japan

Businessman working in software market, 30+ years of experience in Information Technology related business. Born in Brazil, holds a Master’s degree in Education, a Civil Engineer diploma and a bachelor’s degree in Physics. Business development experience between Asia and South America since 1998.

 

Tetsuro Tanaka

Tetsuro Tanaka

Partner at Sapiens Global LLP in Japan

Worked for over 30 years with one of the Japan’s leading global business corporations (Sogo Shosha), specializing in the field of industrial machinery business and infrastructure projects of every kind and size principally for Latin American market. Experienced in practically every industry sector, including telecommunication, software, power generation, iron and steel making, beverage, mining, textile, cement, ceramic engineering, plastics, petrochemical, transportation, construction, material handling, port facilities, construction and agriculture machinery, advertisement, leasing, etc.

 

Marines Gomes

Marines Gomes

Director, Group Strategy & Development at Representative Office in Brazil

Built on an IT background, Marines career moved to institutional relations in the development of partnerships and new business opportunities in order to boost innovation, research and entrepreneurship. As an experienced executive with 25+ years of successful and proven work at HSBC and Microsoft Brazil, Marines is the Director of Group Strategy and Development at Sapiens Global in Brazil.

 

Erico da Silva

Erico Egídio da Silva Júnior

Director, LATAM – Asia Business Development at Representative Office in Brazil

Bachelor in Accounting and Systems Analysis with over 20 years of experience in the development of banking and insurance systems. Erico served in Paraná State Bank and HSBC Bank Brazil for over 15 years as a systems analyst and has an accounting office for more than 10 years, acting in tax consulting for small and medium enterprises. Currently also involved with  real estate projects development.

 

Tilia Silveira Albuquerque

Tilia Silveira Albuquerque

Director, Global Strategy & Business Development, Asia – LATAM at Representative Office in Indonesia

Living in Indonesia, Tilia is Bachelor of Law from University of Fortaleza and has a Master degree of Corporate Law (LL.M.) from Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (São Paulo), with extension at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). With 5 years-experience in Contracts and Corporate Law in renowned law firm and legal department of foreign companies, Tilia is the author of the book “Board Interlocking in Brazil”, Ed. Almedina, 2015.