Executive Education Programme @
Harvard Business School
Global CEO for Comparison Shopping at Naspers.
Co-founded Buscapé Company in 1998, were he led more than 15 acquisitions and raised 4 rounds from investors including Great Hill Partners, Merrill Lynch and Itaú Unibanco. Buscapé Company is a digital commerce group with 20 different companies proving affiliate network, shopping information, comparison shopping, group buying, payments, fraud analysis,
Global CEO for Comparison Shopping at Naspers.
Co-founded Buscapé Company in 1998, were he led more than 15 acquisitions and raised 4 rounds from investors including Great Hill Partners, Merrill Lynch and Itaú Unibanco. Buscapé Company is a digital commerce group with 20 different companies proving affiliate network, shopping information, comparison shopping, group buying, payments, fraud analysis, market information, behavioral/targeting tools and classifieds.
Company was acquired by Naspers in Sep/09 for US$ 374MM.
Romero is also member of Endeavor Brazil Board and has a BSc in Electrical and Computer Science Engineering at University of Sao Paulo.
Specialties: Head of business development, marketing, strategy, mergers and acquisition.
Global CEO for Comparison Shopping @ In Nov/12, Buscapé Company incorporated all Comparison Shopping assets of Naspers Group, becoming the world leader in its category. Romero is responsible for 1,000+ employees in 14 emerging markets, including Brazil, Poland, Turkey, Mexico, Colombia, Czech, Italy, South Africa and Nigeria. From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Board Member @ TOTVS is a software, services and technology company. According to Gartner, TOTVS is an industry leader in Latin America and Brazil, where the company's market share hits incredible 55.4%. TOTVS is the 6th largest ERP developer in the world and the absolute leader in emerging countries. It was the first IT company in Latin America to go public, and it has been listed in BOVESPA since 2006. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) São Paulo Area, BrazilBoard Member @ Wayfair.com offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and decor across all styles and price points. With more than seven million home items from thousands of brands, Wayfair is the leading e-commerce destination for the category. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Wayfair employs more than 1,600 people in its eight global locations. From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Greater Boston AreaBoard Member @ NeoGrid is a global technology provider of Supply Chain Management solutions, with 9 of the top 10 brands in the world relying on NeoGrid (Interbrand Report: Best Global Brands 2013). NeoGrid delivers quick time to value through our fast-to-implement next generation supply chain solution — which provides analytics, planning and execution from production to store shelves in a global cloud-based platform. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Joinville Area, BrazilAdvisory Board @ Ascenty’s strategy focuses on operating Data Centers together with proprietary fiber optic networks to provide Colocation, Managed Hosting, Cloud Computing, Managed Services and high capacity connectivity services. Linked by these networks, they will guarantee end-to-end service quality. The company’s focus is on attractive markets, such as the Metropolitan Area of Campinas, ABC Paulista, Vale do Paraíba and Baixada Santista, among others. The company is owned by the U.S. private equity fund Great Hill Partners (GHP). From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) BrazilBoard Member @ Established in 1997, Endeavor's mission is to lead the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best High-Impact Entrepreneurs around the world. Endeavor helps entrepreneurs overcome barriers to growth by providing the key ingredients to success: mentorship; networks; strategic advice; talent; skills; access to smart capital; and inspiration. Guided by Endeavor, these entrepreneurs generate sustainable economic growth and jobs, become self-made role models, and help nurture a culture of entrepreneurship which spurs investment and encourages people to think big. http://endeavor.org From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Chairman of the Board and Founder @ Co-founded Buscapé in 1998, where leaded 15+ acquisitions during the last 9 years. As CEO raised 4 rounds of capital, creating secondary exits for all investors, including Itaú Unibanco and Merrill Lynch (return of 4.3x), Great Hill Partners (return of 11x) and e-Platform Venture Partners (return of 50x). Buscapé Company was acquired by Naspers in Sep/09 for US$ 374MM. Romero helped to grow company annual revenues to US$250 million since its foundation.
Today Romero is still responsible for Public Relations and helps the management in Strategy and Business Development matters. From June 1998 to Present (17 years 7 months) São Paulo Area, BrazilBoard Member @ Movile is the industry leader for development of mobile content and commerce platforms in Latin America. Movile delivers complete products, integrating transactions in M-Commerce, M-Payments and content distribution, fast and with quality. Millions of people use Movile apps every day. From August 2010 to November 2015 (5 years 4 months) São Paulo Area, BrazilResearcher @ From June 1996 to November 1999 (3 years 6 months) São Paulo Area, Brazil
B.S., Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Computer Science @ Universidade de São Paulo From 1995 to 2002 Executive Education Programme, eCommerce Programme @ Harvard Business School From 2010 to 2010 Colégio Visconde de Porto Seguro From 1983 to 1994 Romero Rodrigues is skilled in: Marketing, Mergers, Digital Marketing, Online Advertising, E-commerce, Strategy, Management, Entrepreneurship, Team Leadership, Digital Media, Business Development, Advertising, Mobile Devices, Mergers & Acquisitions, Online Marketing