Carlos (Degas) Filgueiras is a former senior executive, serial entrepreneur and investor. Degas co-founded one of the first colleges that made up Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (ATB) in 2000, and in 2004 assumed his position as President and CEO. In this role, he managed ATB’s growth from 2,500 students to 115,000 students across 17 institutions in the most important cities in the country for business and growth. In 2017, in addition to his role as CEO of ATB, Degas also became Group President, of Business and Technology of Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), being responsible for expanding the company to other countries, and running the vertical globally. Degas totalized almost 20 years in Higher Education when he left his executive role in June 2019. Previously to Adtalem, Degas was a co-founder and General Director at InterCouriers and eventually helped facilitate the merger of InterCouriers with four other companies, forming ebX Express Brasil, the largest private parcel delivery company in the country. In 2016, Degas was elected by Forbes Magazine as one of the best CEOs in Brazil. Degas holds a master’s in business from Stanford University, a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of São Paulo.Linkedin
Sergio Abramovich is a leader in international higher education and K-12 operations. He has experience in campus and online based education, professional education and technology. He is Board member and advisor of several education companies in Latin-American and the US. He is currently the CEO of Ingenious Schools, a network of K-12 schools in the Americas. Previous to that he was the SVP of Operations and Strategy for GEMS Americas where he was leading expansion in the US and Latin America. Sergio was the Vice President of International Business Development and Operations at Adtalem, where he led the development and implementation of the international expansion strategy, integration, and international recruiting, investing more than $400M in Latin America, India, and the Middle East. Prior to that, Sergio had vast experience with online operations in Europe, USA, and Latin America working at GEC the consulting and implementation arm of UOC (Open University of Catalonia) and at Fundacion Universitaria Iberoamericana. Sergio holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, a Bachelor in economics from the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina, and has taken several courses in Instructional Design and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and the Open University of Catalonia.
Humberto Machado is the CFO of Conexa Saúde, the largest telehealth company in Brazil, and investor. He is also former CFO of Eleva Educação, the largest k-12 school operator in Latin America. Humberto started in 2008 as an intern at Pensi, a school chain in Rio de Janeiro with 4k students at the time. He had already 6 years of experience in education when participated as a partner in the foundation of Eleva Educação, back in 2013. From this time to 2020, Eleva grew from 20k students in Rio de Janeiro to 80k students in 10 different states through both organic and inorganic initiatives. In 2021, he joined Conexa with the goal of accelerating growth in B2B and B2C channels and consolidating as the number 1 healthtech in the country. Humberto holds a bachelor´s degree in civil engeneering from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME).
CREB (Center for Rheumatology and Orthopedics of Botafogo) offers a new concept in medical care, with the most advanced in the areas of rheumatology, orthopedics and traumatology.
The Emiliano hotel is a boutique hotel in Brazil founded in 2001, at Rua Oscar Freire. The project is considered one of the most luxurious in Brazil and a pioneer in the concept of boutique hotel.