Ricardo’s passion for analytics and respect for the sport led him to explore and innovate within the area of sports analytics. He has a Business Administration degree from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, and a Masters in Online Communities and Cognitive Neurosciences from the University of Southern California. Throughout his career, Ricardo has developed many strategic plans for clients such as Banco Itau, Kaiser Beer, Volkswagen, Ford and Claro.
FOUNDING PARTNER, SPORTS SCIENTIST
Rogerio is a specialist in Sports Medicine. He has a diploma in Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training at UNIFESP – Escola Paulista de Medicina. He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Sports Medicine and a former member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He has an extensive career in the World’s Elite Soccer, working for major league teams in Brazil. He won 2 Olympic Silver Medals ( 2004 & 2012) with the Brazilian National team working for the women’s and men’s divisions.
PARTNER AND INVESTOR
His fans call him Pato. He began his professional career at the International Sports Club when he was 17. He was soon invited to play with Brazil’s national soccer team. After he played at the national team for a year, he moved to AC Milan as one of the most expensive soccer players at the time. After playing at AC Milan for a several seasons, he became an idol among Milanese fans. Alexandre returned to Brazil to play at Corinthians and São Paulo FC in 2012. He moved to Europe to play at Chelsea in 2015, but was soon acquired by Villarreal of Spain. Pato has played at Brazils’s national soccer team as one of the main strikers. The team won a Bronze medal at China Olympics in 2008 and a Silver medal at London in 2012.
With nearly 20 years’ experience as a lead developer and architect, Steve brings his experience working in the healthcare, manufacturing, and financial industries to Soccer-1. Steve is a co-founder of the former Chicago-based consulting firm isa Services and has worked on streaming media mobile apps, enterprise hospital projects, high-transaction trading systems, neural-network and natural language processing projects, and embedded aviation systems.
FOUNDING PARTNER, SPORTS SCIENTIST
Alessandro has a bachelor’s degree in Sports Science with Specialization in Soccer (University of São Paulo, Brazil) and a Master’s Degree in Training and Sports Management (University of Bourgogne, France). He comes with an extensive career in Elite Soccer, working for major league teams in Brazil, Europe, and the Middle East. He has worked as a physiologist for the Brazil National Team, Olympic Team, and Youth Teams for many years. He also teaches graduate and postgraduate sports science courses.
PARTNER, SPORTS MEDICINE ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON
Paulo Barone is an orthopaedic surgeon, specialist in treatment and prevention in sports injury. Member of Brazilian society of orthopaedic and traumatology, and Brazilian Society of Sports Medicine. He did fellowship in Sports Medicine and orthopedic pediatric at The Campbell Clinic, University of Tennessee, EUA, and fellowship in sports medicine and knee surgery, at Clinica Ortopedica Dell’Universita di Firenze, Italy. Active member of ISAKOS – International Society of Arthroscopy, knee surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
LEAD IOS DEVELOPER
Background in Computer Science from University of Toronto, Bonnie has been developing native iOS and Android apps for more than 5 years. She has founded a start up herself previously, and has a huge heart and passion for fast-paced start up companies. As a lead iOS developer at Soccer-1, Bonnie will continue her journey in the mobile developing world.
Taylor focuses on building highly functional user interfaces. Coming from a background of electrical engineering and design, he works to develop the Soccer-1 application for various platforms.
Mahima has over 10 years of experience in IT Industry as a Software Quality Assurance Professional. Having worked in multiple domains including – US Health Care, Finance, Banking, Media, and Publishing she has acquired good understanding of all the industries. She now brings the knowledge and experience from her previous role of QA Lead to Soccer-1.
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