Nelson Novaes Neto
MIT Affiliated Researcher and CTO, C6 Bank
Currently holding the position of Chief Technology Officer, Nelson Novaes is one of the leading partners in the creation of C6 Bank, a rapidly expanding digital bank that values transparency to ensue transformative banking experience. With strong emphasis on complying with security standards, C6 Bank is proud to work with a highly qualified team with robust expertise in technology. Because of the effectiveness and efficiency of its team, C6 Bank has pioneered in de-bureaucratizing the financial services and the process of opening an account online by providing the customers with automated self-services.
Novaes is a MIT Affiliated Research, engineer, postgraduate in InfoSec by University of São Paulo, MBA by FGV and Master’s degree in Exp. Psychology by PUC/SP.
Novaes has broad experience in internet industry, product development, internet security and research. He also has several international certifications. He was a superintendent at Holding Itaú Unibanco S.A, the largest financial conglomerate in LATAM and present in more than 25 countries. For over a decade, Novaes was CSO of UOL Group, the biggest online service provider and Internet service provider in Brazil and Latan. During that period, he was responsible for the group’s security as well as the management of UOLDIVEO Managed Security Services. He is a member of the PCI-DSS and Board of Directors of the (ISC) 2 for Latin America, largest and most prestigious professional accredited entity in information security in the world. He also developed several projects for the education and protection of the infrastructure of the internet in Brazil. In addition, develops social projects with the authorities, Brazilian Internet Steering Committee in Brazil, NGOs and Government, for example, online security training for teachers and students of the Department of Education of the State of São Paulo.
He is also a climbing passionate who reached the biggest summit in Americas, Europe, Africa and Alps.