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About BRITech

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BRITech is a B2B Vertical SaaS FinTech company with 180+ customers in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Espanha and more than 60 dedicated full-time professionals.

The company was founded in 2012 by Yuryi Ferber and James Harrison as a professional services company (BRIT Services at the time). In 2014, the company was renamed as BRITech and began the transition to a SaaS company dedicated to Investment Management ecosystem.

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  • Yuryi Ferber
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer

    A successful entrepreneur with a 20+ year track record, Yuryi was previously CEO and founder of YMF, a leading financial software company with 300 employees that was later sold to TOTVS. A well respected authority in the Brazilian technology sector, Yuryi is often called upon to advise firms and individuals on IT best practice and solutions. Before founding YMF, Yuryi spent 8 years in the Investment Bank GARANTIA as a Trader and Portfolio Manager.

  • Raul Tortima
    Global Expansion Strategy

    Raul has a bachelor in Business Administration and Computer Science, also an MBA in Finances from Ibmec. 20+ years of experience in the financial markets, having worked for different financial institutions. Founder & CEO of Atatika (2007), a leading provider of software for the investment segment, focused on SMB market. Leader of Britech’s global expansion effort in South America and Europe.

  • Marcos Puccini
    Global Chief Growth Officer

    Joined BRITech in 2014 and is responsible for Global Growth and Financial Officer. Marcos has over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, most recently in executive roles focused on business development, M&A, operations and strategic planning. Prior to BRITech he was CFO at YMF, TOTVS, DATASUL, and BEMATECH.

  • James Harrison

    James Harrison is co-founder of BRITech, heads the R&D Centre in London and is responsible for setting the company’s technical direction. Over the past 15 years, working at FIDESSA, James has established a strong reputation for developing and delivering robust high-performance trading platforms in London, Hong Kong, New York and Sao Paulo. His experience and global perspective enables the company to leverage different approaches and exploit the latest technologies in its solutions.

  • Antonio Pinto
    Chief Financial Officer

    Responsible for finance and administration, joined BRITech in 2016. Bachelor in Business Administration (FGV) with MBA in Finance (FIA / USP) with over 20 years of experience in financial services companies such as Banco Matrix, GP Investimentos, Bassini , Playfair & Wright, Citigroup Brazil and UK and others.

  • Luiz Gasparelo
    Chief Product Officer for the Brazilian Market

    Luiz is responsible for the Operational activities. Luiz has over 20 years of experience in the Brazilian financial markets, applying his business expertise to product development and implementation at Bradesco, YMF, DATASUL and TOTVS.

  • Gonçalo Fernandes
    Chief Operating Officer

    Graduated in Economics at Mackenzie University with Banking specialization at FGV. Gonçalo has over 20 years of experience in the financial market serving assets, wealth managers and broker dealers in São Paulo, Luxembourg and New York. Already worked for Banco Votorantim, Banco Itaú, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America. In BRITech, he is responsible for the areas of Service Desk, Delivery and BPO.

  • Fernando Braga
    Chief Engineering Officer

    Responsible for the engineering activities, developing BRITech’s platform and agile engineering processes. Fernando has almost 20 years of experience in Asset Management and Treasury areas and previously worked at YMF and ITAÚ.

  • Eduardo Freitas
    Chief Product Officer for Global Markets

    20+ years of experience in different software projects, of the most varied sizes and complexity. Expert developer and software architect experienced in the state of the art technology. Leads the Engineering team, creating innovative solutions to meet client needs.

  • Antonio Neri
    General Manager – EMEA

    Antonio brings 20 years sales management experience in the financial technology sector with an outstanding track record of leadership and visionary expertise demonstrated through multiple career achievements. Most recently he had been heading up sales in EMEA at Broadridge for the Mid-Market and Investor Communication Solutions. Antonio has also provided consulting services to various startups in the design and implementation of go-to-market strategy for maximum impact. Antonio is responsible for BRITech expansion and growth across EMEA.

  • Ger van Nijkerken
    BENELUX Growth Officer

    Ger has spent the first part of his career as Financial Director at several organisations like Apple Computer Europe. Since mid 90’s he became involved in commercial assignments and ever since he worked at different organisations to hunt for new business and setting-up new sales organisations in new territories. He also worked for more than 12 years as Regional Director for Advent Software (part of SS&C) to build out the BeNeLux, build-up the Middle-East and Pacific. Since 2013 he is running his own Software House and represents BRITech in the BeNeLux and other parts of Europe.

  • Bruno Enrique Malca Chavez
    LATAM Growth Officer

    Executive with more of 15 years of experience, 10 of them as management consulting and 5 on information technology management. The last 3 years putting together and leading the operative platform of consultancy (focusing on Digital Transformation & Digital/Enterprise Architecture) on financial markets. As management consultant and IT manager I worked with leaders of the financial sector in Brazil, Peru, Panama, Chile and USA. Co-Head of LATAM Expansion covering Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia.

  • Steven P. Mars
    USA Growth Officer

    Steven Mars is a co-founder of MD Solutions responsible for business development and executive leadership. Since 2004, Steven has guided MD Solutions through the creation of multiple service and business verticals aimed at resolving challenges facing the investment management industry. Drawing upon his direct experience in the industry, working as a technology consultant and a professional services provider, Steven has assisted hundreds of clients realize the full value of integrating their staff and technology. Transitioning from a focus on process redesign through the use of on-premise technology to cloud-based solutions, Steven’s focus is now the delivery of world-class cloud-based technology solutions that are industry compliant and cost effective.

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