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Meet Our Global Leadership Team

NEORIS helps transform the world's most important businesses into vigorous, agile organizarions that anticipate the unpredictable, adapt rapidly to disruption and outcompete their cometitors. We work with clients who do not hide from the future but want to define it, clients with high potential and high ambition, determined to adapt and become enduring winners.

Martin Mendez

CEO

CEO

Martin Mendez

CEO

Martin’s business career started in 1996 when he co-founded AMTEC.NET, an Internet Solutions provider. In October 2000, AMTEC.NET was acquired by CEMEX to create NEORIS. From that point on, he worked as the following: 2002 - Business Director for CEMEX account in Mexico. 2010 - President of NEORIS Argentina, Chile and Colombia 2012 - President of NEORIS South America Region 2015 – NEORIS Chief Executive Officer Martin holds degrees in Business Administration from Universidad Austral de Rosario, and participated in CEMEX International Management Program with Tecnologico de Monterrey and Stanford University.

Anthony DeLima

CTO & US Country Manager

CTO & US Country Manager

Anthony DeLima

CTO & US Country Manager

Tony is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in Telecom, CPG, Financial Services/Asset Management, Transportation & Logistics. He joined NEORIS to work with executive management at a strategic level to develop new digital capabilities and drive new product strategies while working with technology teams to develop complex architectures.
Before joining NEORIS Tony worked for PWC. Then, joined Ryder U.S., Canada and the U.K. Later with KPMG he took AnswerThink public. As a global CIO, he structured 3 offshore development centers in India, Latin America, Ireland.
Tony has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and a Master degree in Information Systems.

Hector Tassinari Eldridge

CFO

CFO

Hector Tassinari Eldridge

CFO

Hector Tassinari currently holds the role of CFO of NEORIS. Previously, he worked at CEMEX for more than 16 years where he began in the Finance Department, later joining the Corporate Strategic Planning. He then held the dual role of VP of Strategic Planning for Northern Europe Region and UK. Prior to Cemex. He worked for Bear Stearns and contributed to sale “decompras.com” in 2001.Hector graduated from the Tecnológico de Monterrey where he majored in Business Administration. After graduation, he then did his MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jose "Lolo" Longinotti

CRO & CMO

CRO & CMO

Jose "Lolo" Longinotti

CRO & CMO

Jose Longinotti –known as “Lolo” by his peers– has worked for more than 25 years in the Marketing and advertising Industry in companies like DDB Group, Saatchi & Saatchi, AOL and Philip Morris. He joined NEORIS in an effort to consolidate our global brand as “One NEORIS”, strengthening our position as a world-wide technology company. Lolo holds a degree in Business Administration & Marketing from UCES in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Martin Fischetti

CHRO

CHRO

Martin Fischetti

CHRO

Martin is in his second tour of duty with NEORIS. Left the company in 2012 to work for the Cisneros Group of Companies (Media & Entertainment). Prior to NEORIS, Martin worked at DuPont and Telefonica. He has lived throughout the Americas in his 25 + years of experience in Human Resources (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Puerto Rico & the U.S.). As a CHRO, Martin is focusing in leveraging NEORIS own transformation as a result of helping customers digitally transform themselves. Martin holds a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University, MBA from Universidad de Buenos Aires. In his spare time, he mentors entrepreneurs for Endeavor in Monterrey and Miami.

Jaime Peñaranda

Financial Services Global Head

Financial Services Global Head

Jaime Peñaranda

Financial Services Global Head

Jaime Peñaranda joined NEORIS Spain in 2005. Since then, he has held different positions within the Financial Services practice. He currently leads the FS industry in EMEA and LATAM. Prior to NEORIS, he worked for Soluziona and JP Morgan in London. Jaime graduated from ICADE with Bachelors in Economics and Business Administration and has a General Management Program Diploma from IESE Business School.

Fernando Ansaldo

Health Global Head

Health Global Head

Fernando Ansaldo

Health Global Head

Fernando has worked for more than 30 years in Business & IT Consulting Industry in companies like IBM, PriceWaterhouseCoupers, Unilever and Novartis. He joined NEORIS in 2011 as President of NEORIS Chile & Colombia and is currently the Industry Leader for our Healthcare division. Fernando holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Ajay Hundiwala

Manufacturing Global Head

Manufacturing Global Head

Ajay Hundiwala

Manufacturing Global Head

Sergio Donzelli

Telco & Media Global Head

Telco & Media Global Head

Sergio Donzelli

Telco & Media Global Head

Sergio Donzelli is a professional with more than 25 years dedicated to the improvement and optimization of business processes using technology. Throughout his career, he has specialized in Telecommunications, Oil & Gas and Insurance. Currently, he is responsible for the Telecommunication Sales and Development in Latin America & Spain with previous experience as Country Manager of NEORIS Argentina for 5 years. He holds a degree in Information Systems from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a postgraduate degree in Senior Management at the IAE business school of the Austral University.

Marcelo Costa

Global Partnership & Alliances

Global Partnership & Alliances

Marcelo Costa

Global Partnership & Alliances

Marcelo currently leads the Strategic Alliances and Analyst Relations area within NEORIS. He previously held Marketing and Country leadership roles with NEORIS. He joined NEORIS at its inception in 2000 and moved to Miami to work at our headquarters. Prior to joining us, Marcelo performed as Sales and Marketing manager at MLab, a leading e-Business and Technology firm in Brazil. Before that, he served as Marketing Manager for Unibanco, one of the largest private banks in Latin America, and held key marketing positions at BankBoston. Marcelo holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Marcos Acosta

COO

COO

Marcos Acosta

COO

As NEORIS Chief Delivery Officer, Marcos Acosta is responsible for the PMO and Global Delivery Methodology. Prior to NEORIS, Marcos worked for CNN worldwide as VP Digital Enabling Platforms. Powering all the CNN Digital experiences worldwide across mobile, desktop, OTT, social media, and a variety of emerging platforms, for all CNN brands. Before joining NEORIS and CNN, Marcos led digital transformation strategy and delivery for brands such as Cox Automotive, Ferrari, AT&T, UPS, Chick-Fil-A, and Celebrity Cruises to name a few, giving Marcos a wide range of experience across different global industries.

Juliana Fernandez

IT Finance, Operations

IT Finance, Operations

Juliana Fernandez

IT Finance, Operations

Juliana Fernandez is an experienced Finance and Administration professional currently leading Global Finance Operations & IT at NEORIS. For the last 18 years, Juliana has managed finance for South American regions. Juliana describes Finance as a “value integrator” across the different areas of the organization. She believes that information management, processes optimization, interacting with people and sharing knowledge are key assets of any business to leverage organization performance. Juliana graduated from Universidad Austral in Argentina with a Bachelor degree in BA and CPA.

Sebastian Ramacciotti

Country Manager, Argentina

Country Manager, Argentina

Sebastian Ramacciotti

Country Manager, Argentina

Sebastián Ramacciotti joined NEORIS in 2000 where he performed as Functional Analyst, Project Manager, Business Director and currently leads the Argentine Operation. His current mission is the consolidation of the company in the competitive Argentine market and the growth of our local Sales operations. Sebastián holds a BA in Systems Engineer, from Universidad Tecnologica de Rosario, Argentina.

Gustavo Landa

Country Manager, Brazil

Country Manager, Brazil

Gustavo Landa

Country Manager, Brazil

Gustavo is responsible for the operation of NEORIS Brazil where he supports the development of business in the Manufacturing and the Utilities markets. He joined NEORIS in 2010 and has developed his leadership skills in numerous sales and support roles throughout the years. His main challenge is to continue the expansions of the local operations while enabling a new digital offering targeted at the pain-points of local industries. Gustavo holds a Degree in Marketing & Advertising from Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires, followed by specialization courses in Technology and Energy Markets in Brazil.

Fernando Silvestre

Country Manager, North Andina

Country Manager, North Andina

Fernando Silvestre

Country Manager, North Andina

Fernando Silvestre is based in Bogotá, Colombia and leads the NEORIS operation in Andina Norte. Under his leadership, NEORIS doubled their operation in Colombia and expanded the customer base to Ecuador. He has been working at NEORIS since 2011 and has participated in different areas of the Company from business support, mainly Marketing and Human Resources, as well as Sales Management in Argentina and Brazil. Fernando has a degree in Marketing and a Master's degree in Management of IT services from Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires.

Karen Ketels

Country Manager, South Andina

Country Manager, South Andina

Karen Ketels

Country Manager, South Andina

Karen is Country manager for NEORIS Chile and Peru. With more than 18 years in NEORIS, she has delivered great results in our Commercial, Human Resources, Marketing and Client Delivery departments. Karen is a high-profile executive with deep knowledge of Financial Services industries, harnessing excellent interpersonal and management skills as her main tools for leading our teams. Karen has a Bachelor’s in Publicity with a major in Marketing and specialization in Strategic Marketing and Corporate Communications from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Omar Diaz

Country Manager, Mexico

Country Manager, Mexico

Omar Diaz

Country Manager, Mexico

Omar Diaz has more than 20 years of experience in consulting industries for Higher Education, Manufacturing and Mining. Prior to NEORIS, he worked for London Consulting Group and Arthur Andersen. He joined NEORIS 15 years ago. Omar is working on the growth of the company as an enabler of Digital Businesses and Innovation. During his time in NEORIS, he has helped on the company’s financial consolidation and a strengthening of long-term relationships with clients. Omar has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey and participated in Cemex International Management Program.

Cristina Valles

Country Manager, EMEA

Country Manager, EMEA

Cristina Valles

Country Manager, EMEA

As Country Manager for Spain, Cristina is focused on sales growth and maintaining good relationships with new and current customers. She has over 20 years of experience working in Information Systems, with a specialization in Telecommunications, Utilities and Media. Cristina is an accomplished, dynamic, results-driven professional with excellent communication skills. She considers her strong relationships with customers, peers and business partners as her greatest accomplishment. Cristina holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Valladolid and a Master Degree in Management, Strategy and ICT from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Mario Rouede

General Operations, Czech Republic and India

General Operations, Czech Republic and India

Mario Rouede

General Operations, Czech Republic and India

Mario Rouede has over 30 years of experience in local and international IT and business markets. He joined NEORIS in 2004. He currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer for Czech Republic and India.   Before joining NEORIS, Mario worked for the NCR Corporation where he held different executive positions in Caribbean and Latin America and the U.S.   Mario is a CPA with specialization courses in “Strategic Retail Management” at Babson College in Massachusetts.

Saul Marenco

SVP Global Accounts

SVP Global Accounts

Saul Marenco

SVP Global Accounts

Saul is in his second tour of duty with NEORIS, having worked with us for 5 years from 2002 to 2007 as Business Consulting Director. After that, he performed as Business Development Director for Caltia, Consulting Director for Deloitte and Business Director for Axtel and returned to NEORIS in 2019 as our Vertical Sr. Vice President and is currently located in our Mexico offices. Saul holds a degree in Mechanical and Electric Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey and an MBA from IPADE Business School.

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