Alexandre Villela

Mr. Villela has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2023. Mr. Villela has over 25 years of experience in the technology, media and telecom sectors, with a particular focus on communications, infrastructure software, and networking. Mr. Villela is a Senior Vice President and Head of Venture Capital at DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (NYSE: DBRG) with a focus on privately held, high-growth companies in digital infrastructure technology sectors. Mr. Villela was a Managing Director at Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), from February 2018 to December 2020. Prior to Qualcomm, Mr. Villela spent seven years (from February 2011 to February 2018) at Intel Capital, the venture capital division of Inter Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC), as a Senior Investment Director, focused on Latin America and digital infrastructure deals in the U.S. Mr. Villela has extensive experience in corporate governance and transaction management, having participated in more than 20 boards as a director or observer. Mr. Villela currently serves a board member of Celona Inc. (since January 2022), MindSet Ventures Participações S.A. (since March 2022), Connected2Fiber, Inc. (since September 2022), STEC Participações S.A. (since March 2022), and has served as a board member of ID-Wall Tecnologia S.A. (from March 2019 to February 2021), Linked Store Cayman Ltd. (from November 2019 to January 2021), CloudGenix Inc. (from January 2017 to February 2018) and Nyansa Inc. (from November 2017 to February 2018).Mr. Villela holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Estadual de Campinhas (UNICAMP) (Brazil), and an MBA degree from INSEAD (France).
Independent Director