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Carlos Caetano
Associate Regional Director – Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Caetano is responsible for driving awareness and adoption of PCI Standards within Brazil, working closely with merchants, acquirers, financial institutions, security practitioners, law enforcement and other key stakeholders across the Brazilian payment eco-system.


Mr. Caetano brings into the Council a wealth of experience, from having spent the last 13 years working in information security including much of the last 10 years working directly on PCI programs. Most recently as the Information Security & Risk Officer for First Data in Brazil, he was responsible for the information security vetting of the strategic projects, information security and data privacy risk management, and managing the PCI certification program for Latin America. Prior to joining First Data, Mr. Caetano worked for Trustwave, holding the position of Delivery Director for Latin America, responsible for providing security services, including the full suite of PCI Standards, to more than 50 enterprises in several countries and industry verticals, including issuing banks, acquiring banks, issuer processors, acquirer processors, call centers, data centers, payment gateways and merchants. Prior to joining Trustwave, Mr. Caetano worked for Cielo, holding the position of Information Security Specialist, being responsible for several fronts on Cielo’s security strategy, including the PCI Compliance Program, incident response, vulnerability management, advanced security tests and application security.

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Christian Charette
Director of Consulting and Risk Services, Foregenix

Mr. Charette has more than 20 years of technical expertise in information security, having delivered successful projects on a wide range of areas, from personal computing to industrial control systems. Mr. Charette has had the privilege of living on different continents while working for some of the most successful organisations in the world. During the last ten years, he has focused on supporting the payment industry, providing Penetration Testing services, PCI consulting, and most recently P2PE.


João Del Valle
Co-founder and CTO, EBANX

Mr. Del Valle is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of a leading payment processor in Latin America where he is responsible for technology, product, operations and customer experience. He has a strong background in technology, with 15+ years of experience in corporate and consumer platforms. He holds a Master of Science degree in software engineering from EMN, France. On the business side, Mr. Del Valle has a Master of Business Administration degree from Fundação Getulio Vargas’, Brazil and has attended executive programs at Stanford and Harvard.


Carlos Augusto Guerra
Consultant, GSO Consulting

Mr. Guerra has extensive experience in financial management, with an emphasis on controls and guidance to the Board. He is COBIT certified (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) having given various trainings on this topic as well as providing services for companies such as Eco Vias, Dieboldi, GR S/A, Colinas Rodovias, Hospital Albert Einstein, and Pro-business. He has strong experience in software development, with an emphasis on management and risk systems. He also managed the development teams and was the Chief Information Officer of an Accor business unit. Mr. Guerra received his MBA in Business Administration and Finance at INSPER and graduated in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Mackenzie.

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Lance J. Johnson
Executive Director, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Johnson is responsible for driving and implementing the Council’s strategic direction. For the past five years, he served as the Chief Operating Officer at Sequent Software, Inc. where he led all corporate administration and operations. Prior to Sequent, Johnson spent more than twenty years at Visa Inc., as a senior leader directing Visa’s efforts in global risk management and security, fraud detection and control, and global payment data and device security. As an expert in payment security, Mr. Johnson holds several patents, served in the U.S. Navy, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Central Florida.


Eduardo Justo de Oliveira
Governance, Risks and Compliance Coordinator, Cipher SA

Mr. Justo de Oliveira has been working with information security for the past ten years, with more than six years in the cards sector. He is currently the head of a team of consultants at Cipher, one of the main QSA companies in Brazil. There, he has performed PCI-DSS assessments with several types of companies in the sector.

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Jeremy King
International Director – Europe, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. King leads the Council’s efforts in increasing adoption and awareness of the PCI security standards internationally. In this role, Mr. King works closely with the Council and representatives of its policy-setting executive committee from American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, and Visa, Inc. His chief responsibilities include gathering feedback from the merchant and vendor community, coordinating research and analysis of PCI SSC managed standards through European markets, and driving education efforts and Council membership recruitment through active involvement in local and regional events, industry conferences, and meetings with key stakeholders. He also serves as a resource for Approved Scanning Vendors (ASVs), Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs), Internal Security Assessors (ISAs), PCI Forensic Investigators (PFIs), and related staff in supporting regional training, certification, and testing programs.

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Mauro Lance
Chief Operating Officer, PCI Security Standards Council

Mr. Lance is responsible for the day to day operations, business strategy, investments and growth of the Council. He leads the creation and implementation of programs and world-class processes for certification, assessor quality management and training, critical to the Council’s mission of increasing payment card security globally through adoption of the PCI Security Standards.  Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Lance held leadership positions at the MIT Media Lab and the World Wide Web Consortium, and was a founding director of the Web Foundation. He is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Suffolk University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso. Mr. Lance has lived and worked in Chile, China, France, and the United States.


Rodrigo Leal
Practice Manager, PCI Compliance Services, SSIC – Secure Systems Innovation Corp

Mr. Leal brings nearly 20 years of governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and cybersecurity expertise to his role at SSIC’s Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance Services.


Thiago Musa
SpiderLabs Director, Expert Testing and Cyber Threat Detection & Response, Trustwave

Thiago Musa has over 15 years of experience in Information Security and is the Director for Trustwave SpiderLabs in Latin America and Caribbean. He has led a team of pen testers and incident responders for over 4 years working in major cases and companies across the region. Previously, Thiago worked as the CSO at M4U, a mobile payment and recharge company, and as Senior Security Consultant in large-sized strategic projects for the public and private sectors. As a speaker, Musa presented at multiple conferences such as Microsoft DCC, RSA Asia Pacific, Cartes, ETA Transact, Black Hat São Paulo, H2HC, MTS among others.


Bruno Napolitano
Chief Security Officer, Cielo

Mr. Napolitano has served as Chief Security Officer at Cielo since 2015. Prior to this, he worked at Bank ITAU Unibanco Group for eight years as CSO and Treasury Compliance Processes Lead. He has also been a member of EY for eight years, where he is responsible for the auditing of investment companies. Mr. Napolitano holds a master‘s degree in Capital Markets from FIPECAFI, and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from PUC/SP.


Fabio Noronha
Information Security Manager, Elo Cartões

Mr. Noronha graduated and specialized in IT Project Management by Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Fabio Noronha has more than 15 years of experience in ​​Information Security, Technology and Fraud Prevention, with working on financial institutions, consulting and electronic payments companies.


His professional career began in Santander, where he worked with identity and access management, focused on the corporate environment and branches, moving to the corporate security area, coordinating new projects. He joined Itaú-Unibanco, where he participated in the planning and development of the area of ​​corporate security and the processes of encryption, cards and Internet banking. After that, Fabio Noronha began his endeavors in payments at CIELO, as a security consultant in transactional channels, where he worked in the projects of multi-brands, e-commerce, subacquiers and integration with international acquirer Merchant e-solutions, directing adherence to information security requirements, PCI frameworks and fraud prevention processes.


Currently, Fabio Noronha serves as Information Security Manager at Elo Cartões, a company launched in 2011 by three of Brazil’s leading banks (Banco do Brasil, Bradesco and CAIXA). Fabio Noronha coordinated Elo’s affiliation process with PCI SSC, is involved in the development, management, education and awareness of the security standards for the payment industry, besides performing the role of CSO in the Elo Brand.


Jacomo Piccolini
Vice President Latin America, Team Cymru

Mr. Piccolini is approaching the celebration of 20 years working with the security community. After beginning his career at the Brazilian Academic Network – RNP, he joined Team Cymru seven years ago to lead the Community Services while continuing to support key organizations like FIRST – Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams, the premier organization and recognized global leader in incident response. Mr. Piccolini is well known in the community as a passionate instructor teaching security classes around the globe and a key individual to bring people together.


Magdiel Rodríguez
Regional Director, Latin America and Caribbean, FS-ISAC

Mr. Rodriguez is a 25-year veteran in the areas of Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, and Compliance, Information Technology, and Operations. He spent 21 years with Visa Inc. as the company’s Senior Business Leader of Information Security. He has extensive experience in the areas of enterprise risk management and compliance and information technology. In the financial industry, he has experience in a broad range of areas related to network engineering, enterprise governance, risk and compliance, and payment networks. Mr. Rodriguez was responsible for developing business unit and operational strategies and improving competitive positions. He oversaw global management and operations for the delivery of quality services and products to customers, including suppliers and global organizations.


Gerson Rolim
Partner, Director of Vecto Mobile, Director of camara-e.net (Brazilian eCommerce Chamber) and ABINC (Brazilian IoT Chamber)

Mr. Rolim is a pioneer in the Brazilian Internet, connecting the first public networks.


He has 23 years of experience in ICT, 11 years helping to leverage Brazilian eCommerce in Brazilian eCommerce Chamber, he is fluent in English and Spanish, post-graduate in Computer Network and graduate in Computer Science. Experience in technical, commercial and management areas.


Gerson has extensive experience in lectures and publishing articles on the Digital Economy in Brazil and abroad (Argentina, Spain, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, USA, Belgium, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates).


Guilherme Scheibe
QSA, PA-QSA, P2PE QSA, P2P2 PA-QSA, VSA (PCI PIN) Managing Consultant, Foregenix

Mr. Scheibe has a wide range of professional experience in security and compliance projects. Since the first QSA certification in 2006, he has worked with the payment industry on the Americas, Europe, and Asia, providing a global view of the payment landscape, in addition to consulting, remediation, and compliance validation.


Rubergil Violante Jr.
Software Solutions Systems Architect, HST

Mr. Violante Jr. has more than 18 years of experience in creating software for financial institutions. As a 3DSecure specialist, he has successfully conducted implementations of 3DSecure in more than 20 banks in Brazil and Latin America.