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.
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.
Affirmed Networks is a pioneer in delivering fully virtualized, cloud-native, 5G-ready mobile core solution. Affimed’s network function virtualization solutions couple industry leading performance and scale with unbound service agility enabling rapid creation and delivery of new services. Deployed in over 85 networks worldwide including Tier 1 operators such as AT&T, Vodafone, Telus, Etisalat, Softbank, and Turkcell, its solutions allow operators to transform the economics of deploying and scaling 3G, 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi mobile services.
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.
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.
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.
Tive is a leading provider of real-time supply chain visibility that helps logistics professionals actively manage their in-transit shipments’ location and condition. With Tive, shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) eliminate preventable delays, damage, and shipment failures. Tive’s solution provides data generated by its industry-leading trackers allowing clients to optimize their shipments, improve their customers’ experience, and unlock supply chain insights in an actionable real-time manner.
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.
Noom, Inc. is a mobile health company that harnesses the power of technology and the empathy of real human coaches to deliver successful behavior change programs that scale. Noom’s research-backed products help people with chronic conditions and diseases achieve real, positive outcomes.
Satellite powered data company.
Building the world’s first fast-food chain powered by a fully robotic kitchen.
WellSaid Labs is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) text-to-speech technology company and first synthetic media service to achieve human-parity in voice.
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.
SPAN reinvented the 100-year-old electrical panel and is developing electrification technology products that simplify the adoption of solar, battery storage, electric vehicles, and electric appliances. SPAN Panel gives customers circuit-level management, real-time monitoring, and actionable energy insights through the SPAN Home app. SPAN aims to decarbonize by building products that remove barriers to electrification while providing a holistic approach to managing increasing demands on household energy.