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Diego Simon

Advisor São Paulo Area, Brazil, BR

VP of Business Development, Co-Founder, Viva Decora and VP of Business Development, Co-Founder, VivaReal.

VP of Business Development, Co-Founder, Viva Decora and VP of Business Development, Co-Founder, VivaReal.

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Viva Decora
Viva Decora




CEO and Founder Viva Decora May 2014 - present
VP of Business Development, Co-Founder Viva Decora May 2014 - present
Co-Founder and Advisor VivaReal April 2009 - present
VP of Business Development, Co-Founder VivaReal May 2009 - present
General Manager WRX Engenharia May 2004 - May 2009
Aiesec Trainee Carta Maestra October 2003 - May 2004
Economics Intern Argentinian Consulate May 2002 - May 2003


Fundação Getulio Vargas / FGV Management (Small and Medium Companies) 2008 - 2009
Universidad de Belgrano Advanced Spanish; Latin America: Politics, History and Economics 2001 - 2001
Colégio Objetivo 1996 - 1998

Interested In

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  • • Content marketing
  • • SEO
  • • Web Development
  • • Growth hacking
  • • Sem
  • • Android App Development
  • • Consumer Marketing
  • • Engineering management
  • • IOS Development
  • • User Experience Design
  • • User Interface Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Education
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Photos
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Content

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Jihane Halabi
They're my advisor  •  Founder, HMO Advogados - eAdvisor. Previously Internet and New Technologies lawyer, CFLA Advogados.
Because he has expertise and he is smart and analytical.
Lucas Vargas
We worked together  •  Sales VP, VivaReal. Previously Co-CEO Groupon Brazil, Groupon. Harvard Business School grad.
Diego knows how to listen to clients, to incorporate their feedback, and to provide great service. He is one of those rare professionals who ... are able to display both humbleness and ambition. He dreams big and delivers results. He has a proven ability to scale startups relentlessly.
Thomas Floracks
We worked together  •  VP of Product, VivaReal Brasil. Previously Product Manager for Web Apps and Data Quality, VivaReal Brasil.
I have worked with Diego for many years on VivaReal and VivaDecora. After we founded VivaReal together, Diego managed the impossible task to ... drive sales and create new business opportunities for VivaReal when we were not generating hardly any value yet. Diego just made it work, working from his small home office and driving his car across the country. He signed up these first crucial clients, got them to believe in the marketplace and maintained them engaged as consumer demand slowly picked up. Thanks to his relentless efforts we grew our customer base from nothing to thousands. Diego is very resourceful and has a whatever it takes attitude. He helps in all parts of the business from marketing to administration to HR. He has all necessary treats to get a startup off the ground.
Luis Novo
They're my friends  •  Founder, Skore and Founder, SuperNova Labs.
He is one of the best business and marketing professionals I had the pleasure to work with.
Diego Noriega
We worked together  •  Worked , Worked , .
He has developed a great success story in one of the most important online ventures of Brazil and LatAm. Thanks to his push, hungry and dri ... ve he was the leader and only person on charge of starting the operations and sales of Brazil (probably the biggest challenge of the company ever). He is a true entrepreneur, not only with skills but also with experiences that any entrepreneur would kill for.
Marcelo Lima
They're my investor  •  Partner, Monashees Capital. Previously Associate, Monashees Capital. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Diego is passionate about building new businesses that can address relevant pain for big markets. He has a great execution capacity and is v ... ery focused on achieving results with low / no-resources. He has a outstanding capacity to build customer engagement and bring customers on-board to try and use his products.

Lucas Vargas
We worked together  •  Sales VP, VivaReal. Previously Co-CEO Groupon Brazil, Groupon. Harvard Business School grad.
Scaling and optimizing a validated business opportunity. Managing large sales teams with multiple offices.

Maria Fernanda Lima
They're my advisor  •  Working in the brazilian beauty industry. Specialist in retail management, business development, branding and marketing for cosmetics.
She is very intelligent and dedicated, ready to adapt to change and to get things done.

Luis Novo
We worked together  •  Founder, Skore and Founder, SuperNova Labs.
Luis has a great background focused on product innovation. He is a tech-savvy entrepreneur, with a lot of experience finding the product-mar ... ket fit in many startups.

Helena Margarido
Partner, HMO Advogados - eAdvisor. Previously Supervisor, GP Investments.
Helena has great knowledge to advise companies on their legal needs. She also knows really well the startup ecosystem, assisting companies f ... rom different industries.

Lucas Aragão
We worked together  •  Previously Online Marketing Consultant, Lenovo. Previously Founder, BazzApp.
Lucas is a very resourceful product manager, always focused on the most important items to improve the user experience and to optimize the K ... PIs. He is a data-driven executive, willing to innovate and to experiment new alternatives in the product. His coding skills are also a great advantage, helping the communication with the development team.