Founder of Varese Retail and author of the book "Varejo e Brasil: Reflexões Estratégicas"
Co-founder of VTEX True Cloud Commerce™ platform, he has successfully propelled the the company’s expansion and dominance in Latin America, currently serving over 2,000 online stores in 20 countries. He is now currently leading the company's strategic North American expansion.
Specialist in the e-commerce industry in the last 20 years. His experience and leadership in the industry influenced the development of the global cross-boarder e-commerce industry. Kent also leads strategies, industry reviews and content marketing initiatives focused on omnichannel and digital marketing innovations.
In 2000, Mariano Gomide de Faria founded VTEX with Geraldo Thomaz. He currently serves as co-CEO of the company and is responsible for EMEA markets. Mariano is a reference voice in the Global eCommerce market where he collaborates as a teacher and speaker in several events like eCommerce Day, Internet Retailer Conference, eShow, UNCTAD eCommerce week, among others. Mariano also serves as board member at business4etrade.org organization linked to UNCTAD / UN that promotes eCommerce globally.
Samuel Gonsales is an Omnichannel and Management System (ERP) especialist accumulating more than 18 years of experience, author of the book: ERP Systems at Omniera - Ed. E-Commerce Brasil and winner of the e-Commerce Brasil 2015 awards - -Commerce and ABCOMM 2017 - Best e-Commerce Professional. Head of Products at Millennium Network and Director of Operations and Logistics at ABCOMM - Brazilian e-Commerce Association. Lecturer in E-Commerce Brasil events.