CC Submarine Summit - São Paulo 20th & 21st August

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The demand for more connectivity is increasing around the globe and the subsea cable industry is evolving facing new challenges and opportunities. CC is organizing its LATAM annual CC – Submarine Summit in São Paulo on 20-21 August 2019 at Hilton Hotel Morumbi to enable the industry players to meet and network in one place with peers.

More than 350+ executives representing submarine cable operators, content providers, data-capacity operators, datacenters, cloud companies and other related segments attended, meet and network the event while exploring business opportunities, discussing latest market trends and showcasing their latest solutions. All Subsea registered guests attend also the 5th annual LATAM 2019 GCCM in São Paulo. Please click here to view more details about this GCCM event.

REASONS TO ATTEND CC Submarine Summit - São Paulo
  1. An exclusive event to meet the players in the submarine segment
  2. Meet the peers in a relaxed and exclusive environment
  3. Present and showcase latest product solution
  4. Discuss latest market trends and topics in the executive round table panel discussion session
  5. Enjoy networking discussion over drinks

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Hilton São Paulo Morumbi
Av. das Nações Unidas, 12901 - Brooklin Paulista, São Paulo - SP, 04578-000, Brazil
+55 11 2845-0000

Relax in our rooftop pool with great views of The Estaiada Bridge, or enjoy a workout in the full equipped gym with panoramic city views. Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi, with convenient access to businesses, a heliport and shops, features art in its restaurant, joyful happy hour in an open terrace, spa and beauty salon. Find great business facilities at this Sao Paulo hotel, including WiFi, 19 meeting rooms and a ballroom for up to 600 people.


Corporate rates with Breakfast (incl. Tourism Tax of R$8,50 and 5% VAT)

Single Occupancy: R$ 638,50  per night.
Double Occupancy: R$ 680,50 per night.

To reserve a room at special corporate rate please contact the hotel Reservations Department:  [email protected] (the special rate is the subject of availability). For questions you can reach the hotel under the Telephone number: +55 11 2845-0100 or 0800 596 0000 (National calls only) 

All the requests must be identified with the special code “ACARR1”.

Kindly note: the above rates applies on the dates 17th – 21st of August 2019. For any other dates you need to contact the hotel.

Suggested Hotels nearby Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi: 

  • Grand Hyatt São Paulo (for Hotel page  click here)
  • Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel (for Hotel page  click here)
  • Ramada Encore Berrini (for Hotel page  click here)
Basilio Pérez
Miembro de la Junta Directiva de Abrint

Basilio Pérez es miembro de la Junta Directiva de Abrint. Pérez es también fundador y actual director de operaciones en Bignet en Santos un proveedor de acceso (ISP) fundado en 1995, que inició sus actividades con acceso telefónico a Internet y actualmente atiende a sus usuarios con fibra óptica (FTTH) y también radios.

Pérez tiene un MBA en gestión estratégica de la Universidade de São Paulo-USP y se graduó en ingeniería electrónica por la Universidade Santa Cecilia.

Moderator, Panellist
Milton Kashiwakura
Projects Director at

Milton Kaoru Kashiwakura is Projects Director at Brazilian Network Information Center – (, the executive arm of the Internet Steering Committee in Brazil (; professor of Computer Science at Pontificie Universidade Catolica de São Paulo and represents the LAC-IX (Latin America and Caribean Internet Exchange Association) in the Internet Exchange Federation (IX-F). He holds a BS and MS degree in electronics engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo. At it is responsible for projects that aim to improve the quality of the Internet in Brazil and to disseminate its use, with special attention to its technical and infrastructure aspects, including projects PTTMetro (, IPv6 (, NTP (, quality measurement of the Brazilian Internet (, among others.

Moderator, Panellist
Marcelo Freitas Duarte
Wholesale Director for Sales and Business Development at Telecall

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Patricia Ribeiro Soares
CC Ambassador LATAM Region

Based in Sao Paulo, Patricia Ribeiro Soares is an experienced telco executive with management experiences and skills while acting as the liaison officer between business partners and internal technical development teams in a few telco organisations. Hands-on leader with exceptional organizational, critical thinking and prioritization skills.
Results-driven professional with 18+ years negotiating, structuring and closing complex cost reduction deals working as Carrier Relations for AT&T Global Services Brasil and Comsat International (now BT Global Service).
Trilingual professional: Fluency Portuguese, English and Spanish with a broad understanding of cultural sensitivities and business protocols of Latin American markets.

Moderator, Panellist
Mike Singh
CEO at Telkom Caribe

Mike Singh is a globally respected telecoms consultant and an investor in the Indus‐Americas Subsea Cable System (BRICS Cable) which is expected to solve the bandwidth constraints faced by the emerging markets of the Southern Hemisphere via the linkage of Asia, the Middle East, Africa & the Americas.

In addition, his firm provides wide‐ranging consultancy services to a growing number of global powerhouses on both the operator and vendor sides of the convergent communication sector with a specialized focus on subsea, terrestrial broadband and wireless infrastructure , data centres, managed network services, wireless communications, content delivery, business & knowledge process outsourcing, unified communications, mobile health, M2M, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security solutions in an increasingly ubiquitous world. Formerly, Mr Singh’s career has been hallmarked with several leadership positions with AT&T, Tata Communications, Level 3 Communications & Verizon Communications which gave him direct responsibility for managing their strategic business relationships with the multinational conglomerates and carriers (PTTs) across key emerging markets on three continents. Likewise, his private consulting work has included stints of service with Vodafone Group, Airtel, MTN, AWCC (Afghanistan) and other global carriers in developing their global growth strategy geared towards Latin America, Africa, Middle-East & Asia. He is also ranked in the Top 10% of global telecoms experts by the respected Gerson-Lehrman Group (GLG).

In November 2000, he was named to the prestigious Global Digital Divide Initiative of the World Economic Forum during the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit held in Delhi and served as Chair of the Strategy & Policy Committee at the said Global Digital Divide Initiative Meeting that established the ‘Shiksha India Education Programme’ that has since promoted the deployment of the internet into the most remote corners of the Indian subcontinent via the combined efforts of the Indian ICT Sector and many of the world’s leading technology market leaders including Microsoft, HP, Dell, IBM, Cisco, Google, NSN, Airtel, TCS, Infosys and many other key global technology pioneers.

He is also a globally recognised thought leader and a regular presenter on issues of relevance to the global ICT sector with a special focus on mobile-convergent communications growth in the emerging markets of Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East, Africa & Asia. He is highly sought after for his expertise by such global industry leaders as CNN International, BBC, Deutsche Welle, CBC, Al-Jazeera, The Financial Times, Fortune & Bloomberg. To date, his global speaking engagements have taken him afar as The UAE, Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa, Russia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, France, Spain, Germany and of course throughout the Caribbean Basin. In 2008, 2010 and 2017, he was the only invitee from the Caribbean Basin to have participated in and also addressed the prestigious FORTUNE GLOBAL FORUM held in India, South Africa and China respectively.

In addition, he is a visiting fellow at The Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, The SP Jain Graduate School of Business (Dubai), University of the Western Cape (South Africa) and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Jindal School of Int’l Affairs, India. He also serves as the Chairman of the IPv6 Council for Latin America & the Caribbean, Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for the BRICS Cable Consortium, The Advisory Board of The Smart Cities Council and the Global Advisory Board of “Start-Up Village India” based in Kerala, India. Start-up Village is India’s Silicon Valley and is the nerve centre of India’s R&D. He was born in Guyana where he received his early education. He later finished his high school education in Great Britain and thereafter completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Canada and Great Britain respectively.

Mr. Singh is zealously committed to ensuring that the issue of inadequate bandwidth supply within Latin America, Africa, the Middle East & South Asia is not ignored and that both the state and the private sector do jointly address the serious pitfalls that lie ahead for emerging economies in the Southern Hemisphere as globalisation makes its presence felt especially in the convergent communications arena. He is also a regular contributor on topics of Latin America & Caribbean trade, business and economic development.

Allan Kelman Ajuz
CEO at Telecall

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Marcelo Mendes
VP of Data Center Business Unit at Globenet

Twenty years of Sales, Marketing, Portfolio, Alliances, Business Development, Client, People, Relationship, General and P&L Management experience in large multinational and start-up companies in Technology segment, working with business solutions, products, services, hardware, software, new technologies (Big Data, BI, Analytics, Cloud, AI, Blockchain), outsourcing, BPO and consulting.

Significant experience building, managing, developing and leading high-performance teams, strategy plans, business turnarounds/transformations, start-ups and relationships with large and mid-sized corporations, sales channels and strategic partnerships.

Personal attributes developed on the last fifteen years in a leadership comprehensive career focused on growth and dealing with challenges and complex problems in executive position, management and advising.

Joselito Bergamaschine
Regional Director of GlobeNet Submarine Cables

As the leader of BT Global Telecom Markets (GTM) in Latin America and the Caribbean, Joselito Bergamaschine develops and manages traditional as well as next-generation businesses with operators, mobile operators, broadcasters and ICT companies. Prior to joining BT in 2007, he held management positions at companies such as AT & T, Orange Business Services, Power & Tel and Comsat International. He brings 16 years of experience and deep business knowledge of Latin America and the Caribbean. Joselito holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Inatel do Brasil, one of the most prestigious engineering and technology schools in Latin America.

Cristiano Ferraz
Chief Technology Officer at Netcon Americas

Mr. Cristiano H. Ferraz graduated in Telecommunications Engineering from Universidade Federal Fluminense in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1978. Currently, he holds the position of CTO (Chief Technology Officer) at Netcon Americas, specialized in Industry and Market Analysis and Engineering and Consulting for mission critical telecommunications networks, covering the entire American continent. He is also an associate professor and senior consultant at UNISAT, with a very broad knowledge of telecommunications and specializing in the latest related technologies (Optical Communications, Broadband Access Networks – wireless, HFC, xDSL and xPON –, Ethernet technologies and services, IoT technologies, etc.).


Mr. Ferraz also teaches graduate courses in several Latin American universities and has authored several dissertations and Technical Information papers published by international organizations, and has created and imparted technology courses for several companies across the continent. He is the co-author of twon recently published books (“New Technologies for Ethernet Networks”, Rio de Janeiro, 2017; and “Carrier Ethernet – Standards, Services and Applications”, Rio de Janeiro, November 2018.


Mr. Ferraz is also a member of the Board of Directors of SINDITEC (Employers' Union of the Electronic Industry, Informatics, Telecommunications, Software Production, Hardware Production, Production of Electrical and Electronic Products and Components in the State of Rio de Janeiro), and as such an active member of FIRJAN (the Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro state).


He was a longtime employee of Wandel & Goltermann (later Acterna, JDSU, ViaviSolutions). His professional experience with that employer includes the positions of regional director for the northern section of Latin America and of Director of Technical Transfer for Latin America, Spain and Portugal.


Mr. Ferraz is dedicated to new technologies used in telecom networks, including optical transmission, RF an Access. He has more than 25 years of experience designing synchronization systems and networks for telecoms, and especially, in the last few years, for smart grid and IoT applications. During his long career he has provided consulting services to several telcos in the Americas as well as to ITU-T and PNUD.

Raphael Lastrucci
Financeiro - Comprador / Financial Department at Equinix

Sou graduado em Administração de Empresas pela Anhembi Morumbi e tenho Pós Graduação em Finanças pela FMU.

Atuo como comprador de links PAP especializado na Equinix, maior rede de Datacenter do mundo.

Em meu ramo de atuação proporcionamos aos vendedores as melhores condições comerciais para aliar os projetos de Real State e TI com a conectividade necessária para o transporte.

Temos uma relação próxima a todas as maiores operadoras do Brasil e do Exterior conseguindo viabilizar negócios e ajudar a Equinix a crescer cada dia mais.


Thiago Leite
Head of Vendor Management and Strategy for Latam at BT Global Services

Thiago Leite - graduated in Business Administration in the is actually Head of Carrier Management and Strategy to BT for the Latam region, a high-growth market that BT is investing in. Previously, he was Head of Service Delivery and PMO Office in BT, where he was accountable for global and regional service provision teams. 

Thiago received his MBA in Project Management from The Fundação Getulio Vargas - FGV. He also is fluent in Spanish and English.

He and his team are responsible for the definition of the Carriers Strategy for the region. His knowledge in this field has come from a practical approach and strong relationship with the key carriers’ partners for BT, making this a tool for transformation measurable for the business.

Eduardo Neger
President at Abranet

Antonio Eduardo Ripari Neger é presidente da Associação Brasileira de Internet (Abranet). Formado em engenharia elétrica (Unicamp) e direito (PUC), com especialização em leis de telecomunicação (FGV), é sócio fundador e diretor da Neger Telecom – empresa de base tecnológica sediada em Campinas (SP) com diversos prêmios e reconhecimentos. Entre outros cargos, foi membro do Comitê de Usuários de Serviços de Telecomunicações da Anatel (abril/2019 a abril/2011) e presidente da Associação Brasileira de Telecomunicações Rurais (março/2003 a fevereiro/2011). Na Abranet, já esteve à frente da presidência entre abril/2011 a março/2015, foi diretor do Conselho de Estudos Jurídicos (abril/2007 a março/2011), e presidente do Conselho Consultivo (abril/2015 a março/2019).

Eduardo Parajo
Vice President at Abranet

Eduardo Fumes Parajo é vice-presidente da Associação Brasileira de Internet (Abranet) e conselheiro do Comitê Gestor da Internet (CGIbr) no Brasil, representando o setor empresarial, provedores de acesso e conteúdo da internet. Atua no mercado como empresário desde 1990. Foi responsável pela implantação de um dos primeiros projetos de rede local para um grande grupo de mídia brasileiro e um dos primeiros provedores de acesso à internet em um centro empresarial de grande porte, o World Trade Center de São Paulo. Em 1996, fundou, com um grupo de investidores, um novo provedor de internet com foco no atendimento a clientes corporativos e serviços especializados. Atualmente, dedica-se ao desenvolvimento e projetos de implantação de infraestrutura terceirizada em datacenters. Na Abranet, entre outros cargos, foi eleito por duas vezes presidente da entidade (2007-2011 e 2015-2019). No Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil, foi eleito em 2011 e reeleito para um segundo mandato em 2013.

Marcos Martin Costa
Director of Business Development, Wholesale at Seaborn Networks

Marcos Costa is Business Development Director – Wholesale for Seaborn Networks, a US-based Company with offices in Brazil. Marcos brings 25+ years of working experience within the global telecommunications industry having worked in both systems integration, corporate and wholesale operations and is multilingual with fluency in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. Marcos has strong multi-national leadership skills, extensive experience in contract negotiations and deep knowledge of the Brazilian and LATAM telecommunications and IT market. Before working at Seaborn, Marcos held management positions at Pirelli, Algar Telecom, CenturyLink, GVT and Netell Telecom. Marcos is an Electrical Engineer with a Post-Grad in Telecommunications from FAAP and an MBA in Marketing from the University of São Paulo (USP).

Eduardo Azara
New Business Manager (Wholesale) at Oi

Responsible for International Sales (voice, roaming and A2P SMS) and Business Development for Wholesale, in order to negotiate and develop products and identify new revenues stream on the market. Previously, as Platforms and Data Services Planning Manager, lead and designed several projects regarding messaging, platforms and network equipment’s, and creation of new services, being involved with multidisciplinary teams and suppliers. Also actively participating in merging carriers’ projects such as Vivo Startup and the merge of Oi and Brazil Telecom. Over 20 years of telecommunications and information technology experience. Graduated in Telecommunications Engineer with MBA in Strategic and Economics Business Management from FGV.

Márcio Franco
Gerente de Serviços e Infraestrutura de Data Centers at Embratel

Márcio Franco é Gerente de Serviços e Infraestrutura de Data Centers da Embratel. É formado em Tecnologia de Telecomunicações e pós-graduado em Gestão de Infraestrutura de TI pela Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. Já atuou na gerência de redes da empresa para o atendimento a clientes regionais. Na área de Data Centers, participou do processo de definição e construção dos centros da Embratel. Atualmente é responsável pela governança e infraestrutura dos Data Centers, definindo a padronização e normatização dos ambientes e apoiando o desenvolvimento de projetos de Soluções Digitais para clientes empresariais.

Jorge Salomao Pereira
General Manager at Silica Networks Brasil

Jorge Salomao Pereira has BSEE, MSEE and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Campinas State University.

He was appointed as a researcher on optical communication in CPqD from 1981 to 2001 when he left the research center and found Padtec S.A a leading company in DWDM systems

He left Padtec in 2015 and joint to Grupo Datco where is currently in charge of the operations in Brazil involving the telecom branch Silica Networks do Brasil.

His current interest is focused on both terrestrial and submarine optical network as well as the entrepreneurship in optical communications.

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