The Team. Deep local expertise and network.

Diverse global backgrounds.

Strong operating and investing experience.

Yann de Vries
MD and co-Founder Redpoint
Yann de Vries is a Founding Partner of Redpoint Yann brings to Brazil more than 15 years of international experience in the high tech industry across a variety of positions. Before co-founding Redpoint, Yann spent five years heading Cisco’s Corporate Business Development activities (investments, M&A and corporate strategy) in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. He also worked for six years in Silicon Valley with venture capital firm, in a start-up with Sonim and in management consulting with Bain’s technology practice. He started his career as an engineer with Alcatel in Cairo and Agilent Technologies in Hong Kong.

Yann holds a MSEE from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Anderson Thees
MD and co-Founder Redpoint
Anderson Thees is a Founding Partner of Redpoint Previously, Anderson was the CEO of Apontador, the leading local search website and geolocation webservices provider in Brazil. Prior to Apontador, Anderson was an Investment Principal at Naspers/MIH, responsible for Latin America, where he invested in leading companies like BuscaPe and Movile, and before that at Eccelera, a local venture capital fund. Earlier in his career, he worked as a software developer both in Brazil and Switzerland.

Anderson received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Campinas and a M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.
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Marco Camhaji
CFO at Redpoint
Marco is a partner at Redpoint and supports the team as CFO. Prior to joining RPeV, Marco held positions as CFO at and Movile, Apontador and NetMovies. He also worked as tax consultant at companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG and was Finance Manager at General Electric and Kyocera Wireless. In the last 5 years, Marco developed a robust experience in the internet environment, with a strong exposure to various business models and dealing with different investors.

Marco majored in Law and Accounting and holds a MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil.
Nicholas Reise
Associate Redpoint
Nicholas is an Associate with Redpoint Nicholas spent a year prior to joining RPeV mapping the nascent Brazilian startup/VC landscape and structuring two startups. Previously he was a Summer Associate at DFJ-FIR, the Brazilian affiliate of American venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Nicholas began his career at Citi, where he structured leveraged finance transactions for Latin American companies. He first moved to Brazil in 2008.

Nicholas holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute, focused on Latin America and Portuguese. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, and dabbles in Swahili.
Jeff Brody
MD and co-Founder Redpoint Ventures
Jeff Brody is a Founding Partner of Redpoint Ventures. Jeff is focused on investments in technology companies spanning both
enterprise and consumer customers. He currently serves on the board of directors of 55social,HomeAway (AWAY), Kodiak Networks, MobiTV, shoes4you, Tantalus, The Receivables Exchange, Viajanet and Xango. Jeff was an early investor and director of Danger (acquired by Microsoft), Fraud Sciences (acquired by eBay), LifeSize Communications (acquired by Logitech),Concur Technologies (CNQR), Loopnet (LOOP), ZING Systems (acquired by Dell), GetThere (GTHR), mySimon (acquired by CNET), NextCard (NXCD),Onebox (acquired by OpenWave), ViaVideo (acquired by Polycom), and Web TV(acquired by Microsoft). Before co-founding Redpoint, Jeff was a general partner with Brentwood Venture Capital, a firm he joined in 1994. Prior to Brentwood, Jeff was at Comdisco Ventures and Crosspoint Venture Partners. Early in his career, Jeff co-founded a mobile telecommunications company and worked as a field engineer for Schlumberger Ltd. in Europe and Africa.

Jeff received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of
Mathias Schilling
MD and co-Founder
Mathias Schilling is co-founder and Managing Partner of Mathias currently oversees the firms’ investments in Groupon, Angie’s List, Sonos, Yume Networks, AppFolio, Eucalyptus, Xango, and many others. Mathias started his career at Bertelsmann, Europe’s largest media company, working on a number of M&A and joint venture transactions including AOL Studios, Amazon, Barnes & and CompuServe. In 1997 he joined the founding team that spun out of Bertelsmann to create venture capital firm BV Capital and became its Managing Partner in 2004. After raising its fourth generation of Funds in 2012 BV Capital became e.Ventures to emphasize the firm's unified international structure of dedicated funds in five geographies managed by one global team.

Mathias was born and raised in Switzerland and is a German citizen. He holds a Master in Finance from St. Gallen University, one of Europe's leading business schools. Mathias is a Director of the Dignity Fund, an innovative fund mobilizing investment dollars for Microfinance and small businesses in developing countries and serves on the Board of the Discovery Museum in San Francisco.

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