Carlos Kokron is the Vice President and Managing Director of North America, based in San Diego, CA. He is currently Board member or observer at Augury, Matterport, Spire, Particle, CargoX, Loggi, Ingresse, and WebRadar.
He started his career as an engineer in process industries having held positions in operations and process engineering, as well as strategic planning and corporate finance at Unilever in Brazil and at Unocal 76 (now Chevron) in California. Prior to joining Qualcomm Ventures he was responsible for Intel’s business with Service Providers in Latin America. Earlier, Kokron was Director of Intel Capital for Latin America and Southwest U.S. and Partner at Stratus Group in Brazil responsible for the firm’s Growth Capital platform. Kokron holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering and has earned his MBA from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.
Augury is building a world where people can always rely on the machines that matter. Augury supports its partners by enabling Digital Transformation through superior insights into the health and performance of the machines they use to make products, deliver services and improve lives.
Loggi is a fast online delivery service that connects you directly with the courier via mobile phones or computers. Through Loggi’s website, you have the option of asking for a courier quickly, following his path in real time and having your order delivered in little time, with agility that only our couriers can offer.
Matterport develops technology to create, modify, navigate and share immersive spaces in VR, web, and mobile apps. Matterport’s 3D Showcase, released last year, has provided an unprecedented ability for anyone to easily move through virtual spaces created quickly and inexpensively from real-world properties.
Particle is a scalable, reliable and secure Internet of Things device platform that enables businesses to quickly and easily build, connect and manage their connected solutions. Particle aims to making the Internet of Things easy and accessible.
Cloudflare, Inc. makes any Internet application lightning fast, protects them from attacks, ensures they are always online, and makes it simple to add web apps with a single click. Regardless of size or platform, Cloudflare supercharges Internet applications with no need to add hardware, install software, or change a line of code.
Provider of an application to request and book taxis. The company develops a mobile application for customers to book taxis online through their smartphones, using its geo-location feature, connecting drivers and passengers across Brazil.
Offering heavy duty trucking services for corporations
CargoX is a high technology company that offers heavy duty trucking services for corporations. CargoX enables over 250,000 truck owner operators to make use of their excess capacity and avoid empty return trips. As a result, it is able to cut down CO2 emissions and reduce the amount of empty trucks on the roads. Additionally, truckers increase profitability and freight owners save up to 20% in transportation costs.
CargoX takes away the bureaucracy and complexity associated to the trucking business. The company guarantees the high quality of its trucking network, processes payments, and offers freight insurance. By enabling better monitoring of trucks via mobile tracking /GPS and automating most manual processes associated with the trucking business, CargoX is able to provide a higher quality client service and increase safety.
FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 1 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching 176 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 500 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains. To learn more about FourKites, visit https://www.fourkites.com.
Provider of an online marketplace for residential rentals in Brazil. The company enables a self-service, end-to-end online experience for both tenants and landlords.
Mandaê is transforming the way Brazilian individuals and small businesses ship their stuff. Our drivers will pick up whatever you need to ship, then bring them to our warehouse to be professionally packaged and shipped off with the best transporters. Mandaê is the first platform in Brazil to allow individuals and small-volume shippers to have their objects shipped with the same, high-quality private carriers used by the largest companies and e-commerce businesses. Mandaê is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.
Mercos is a technology company from Joinville, Brazil, which develops sales force solutions for trade representatives, distributors companies and industries all around the country. Our goal is to create an unique platform to improve and optimize the sales process, from orders made by reps until the sales strategies developed by managers. 90K companies already used the sales software and the apps available for Android and iOS.
Memed is a platform for digital drug prescription in Brazil. Physicians and health professionals use Memed to access a detailed pharmaceutical database and to deliver prescriptions to patients. Memed further allows patients to manage prescriptions and purchase medicines through a smartphone application.
Strider is a leading provider of IoT solutions for crop farmers to improve farm management and control. Strider’s mobile-enabled offerings include software and hardware for data collection on the fields, as well as SaaS platforms for management and decision making. Strider allows farmers to collect real-time data from the field, improving productivity and reducing waste.
Satellite powered data company.
Zoop provides a mobile payment platform allowing electronic payments to be processed remotely.
Altiostar provides a 5G-ready virtualized RAN software solution that supports open interfaces and disaggregates the hardware from the software to build an open multi-vendor web-scale network. This solution support macro and small cells, indoor and outdoor, enabling interference management, carrier aggregation and dual reception to improve the efficiency of the network and enhances the Quality of Experience for the user while providing broadband speeds. Operators can add intelligence, quickly adapt the software for different services and automate operations to rapidly scale the network.