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Luiz Fonseca is a self-taught brazilian programmer, who have worked with many startups and companies like Coca-Cola, Qualcomm, Huawei and Google using a variety of programming languages since 2004. From building tools to be used by citizens to participate in the political process in Rio de Janeiro (he helped a school to avoid demolition by the state government), creating tools for a presidential campaign in 2014 and helping the creation of the largest crowdfunding platform in Brazil - Catarse. He is very passionate about creating impactful products that solve people’s problems.
Matheus Penchel is a Brazilian developer with a passion for game-design and for web development. He worked with VB, Java, C, C++, until he finally met Ruby, which charmed him for it's simplicity and syntax. Since then, he worked with Ruby on Rails on several different projects and companies, where he fell in love with Startups and agile methodologies. The most known project in which he worked was QConcursos, the biggest education platform on Brazil to prepare yourself for public careers exams.
Jean-Baptiste (please call him JB !) has been programming since he wanted to make his Amstrad CPC128 talk. After studying computer engineering at La Sorbonne in Paris he cofounded Studio Melipone in 2007, a development studio specialized in Ruby and Rails. Since then, he has kept working for startups on projects of all kinds and sizes. When he's not in his cave hacking something (or playing video games) he can generally be found in the mountains hiking or paragliding.
Alexandre wrote his first line of code when I was 13 years old. He grew up in Linux forums, which led him to study Computer Engineering at PUC-Rio. Due to a good CR (GPA), he got a scholarship to study a year in Paris, where he started studying web development. Back to Brazil, he worked mainly at startups, such as Polo Marte (startup foundry), simplestudio.com.br, and GoBooks (accelerated by 21212), which brought him in touch with the entrepreneurship world, and heavy front/backend development.
Pedro is brazilian and has worked as a professional advertisement and fashion photographer for 12 years. Living in Paris since 2012 he took a leap of faith and decided to embrace his geekiness and learnt to code at Le Wagon bootcamp. He has fallen in love with code and the Le Wagon family ever since. After working in Paris and Amsterdam as a teaching assistant he teamed up with Fernando and Mathieu to bring Le Wagon to brazil.
Fernando built a career dedicated to the world of technology, having worked for innovative companies like Nissan, Qualcomm and Startup Farm. Fernando seeks to inspire and help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. With that in mind, he took the bootcamp in Paris and joined forces with Mathieu and Pedro to bring Le Wagon to Brazil.
Mathieu has been involved in tech startups for the last 15 years, having participated in Amazon France’s opening in 2000. After 6 years working as a VC in Paris, he came back to Brazil in 2012 to launch Deezer’s operations in Latam. Fan of travel and education, he spent a year travelling the world in 2004 and authored a book translated in 9 languages about sustainable innovation where he portrayed entrepreneurs changing the world.