Fabio de Paula
Fabio is with INTEL CAPITAL since Jan 2001. He brings over 20 years of experience in the IT/Telecom and Venture Capital industries. He is passionate about technology investing. He has been fostering innovation and new technologies in the Latin American Region. He led several investments and M&A activities in wide range of tech sectors such as wireless data, system integrators, manufacturing, consumer internet, distribution of digital credits and m-payments, digital media, and telecom. Fabio supports company building efforts at board level and sits on the boards of Infoserver, Neovia, BooBox, Fashion.me, Mural.ly, and PagPop. He also led several successful deals thru full investment cycles, from sourcing to exit helping development of several ecosystems. Digitron, Spring Wireless, Sysgold, Yavox, and Ativi/TelecomNet are examples. Prior to working at INTEL he was a founding partner of SOUTH-NET, one of the first Internet incubators in Latin America, where he participated in the launching of six Internet start-ups. Prior to South Net he worked 8 years for LUCENT Technologies and IBM in several Sales and Marketing roles and managerial positions, leading many complex projects to fortune 500 customers. He also worked another year in R&D for ITAUTEC. He obtained a Master's in Business Administration from the GSB - University of Chicago, an extension in Business Administration from CEAG - FGV and a degree in Electronic Engineering from Escola Politecnica - University of Sao Paulo. On his spare time Fabio enjoys adventure racing, outdoor activities, angel investing, and to foster environmental sustainability. For example he was a founding partner of a Renewable Energy project in Brazil. Specialties: General Management, Board of Directors, Building Companies and Teams, Entrepreneurship, Venture Investments, Venture Capital, M&A, Technology, Media and Telecom.