Rafael Steinhauser

Mr. Steinhauser has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2022. Mr. Steinhauser served as the president and director of Alpha from 2020 until the Business Combination. Prior to that, he served as president of Qualcomm Latin America from 2011 to 2020. Mr. Steinhauser was President for Latin America for Acision from 2009 to 2011 and president of NextWave Latin America from 2006 to 2009. He also served as President of Cisco Brazil from 2002 to 2006, and as president of Brazil Nortel Networks from 2000 to 2002. Earlier in his career, Mr. Steinhauser held executive positions with various telecom service providers, such as Head of Mobile Satellite Services of Eutelsat in Paris and as Executive VP of the Competitive Local Exchange Carrier Vésper in Rio de Janeiro, and as a sales engineer at Standard Electrik Lorenz and Siemens in Germany. Mr. Steinhauser graduated in Aerospace Engineering from the Technische Universität Berlin and in Performing Arts from the Escola Superior Célia Helena in São Paulo. Mr. Steinhauser co-founded EBAC in 2020, a leading online learning company, and Rocket Lawyer Latin America, a LegalTech company, in 2021. Since 2022, Mr. Steinhauser serves as chairman of Trocafone, a leading re-commerce of electronic goods in Brazil. Mr. Steinhauser has been nominated to and won various awards, including the Shell Prize and twice the State of São Paulo Governor Prize for his work in Performing Arts. Bloomberg Linea included him in the list of the 500 most influential persons in business and economy in Latin America in 2022, and he was also honored with the Mario de Andrade Medal for the culture in 2022.
Independent Director