HELLO, my name is André Faria Gomes
- Lives in São Paulo, SP, Brazil
- Speaks English and Portuguese
- Holds events in Brazil and Brazil
- Works for AdaptWorks
- Years as a Facilitator: 8
- Number of events held: 10
Past Attendee Ratings
Last 12 months: 9.0 / 10.0 (Based on 8 evaluations)
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Very well qualified and clear speech. We can notice that he has applied the concepts in real cases.Raphael Arnaldo
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Knowledge, empathy, didacticsSamantha Fernandes (Itau-Unibanco)
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André Faria Gomes (@andrefaria) is an executive, entrepreneur, investor, mentor, manager, writer, speaker, podcaster, agilist and an aspirant polymath.
He is currently Partner and CEO at Bluesoft in Sao Paulo (Brazil), and also Associated Trainer at AdaptWorks, Investor at Wow, and Mentor at Liga Ventures.
André had an essential role at Bluesoft in helping the company grow from 6 to 65+ people also with a revenue growth rate beyond 40% per year.
With more than ten years in the ERP and Retail Industry, he has a broad knowledge of the retail business but also accounting, financial management, EDI, logistics, Brazilian tax compliance, inventory management, supply chain management, sales, marketing and technology.
He has an Executive MBA (EMBA) from the Pittsburgh University Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Computer in Information Systems from FIAP (São Paulo).
Also a Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt from Fundação Vanzolini, and he is a Management 3.0 Licensed Trainer.
The main focus of his work is drive business growth by leading teams and developing products for the internet in many different platforms and technologies.
He is the author of the book "Agile: Desenvolvimento de software com entregas frequentes e foco no valor de negócio" published by Casa do Código and translator of the portuguese version of the book How to Change the World by Jurgen Appelo.
He has also published many articles in magazines and websites and spoken in many conferences about agile, software, management and entrepreneurship.
Also experienced on recruitment, enablement, marketing and business development.