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Fernando José Karl


CEO turbup. Previous CTO of several companies. Large experience in Information Security.

CEO turbup. Previous CTO of several companies. Large experience in Information Security.

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CEO of turbup


CEO turbup September 2014 - present
Co-Founder and CTO Defenda August 2010 - present
Lecturer Senac-RS August 2014 - October 2014
Associate Partner Sikur January 2012 - October 2014
Lecturer Unisinos June 2007 - December 2013
Chief Technical Officer Axur Information Security 2012 - 2013
IT Security Compliance Manager British American Tobacco September 2006 - June 2011
Information Security Analyst Sicredi April 2005 - August 2006
Security Analyst Kepler Weber February 2002 - April 2004


Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Business Administration and Management, General 2010 - 2012
Fundação Getulio Vargas IT Strategic Management 2006 - 2007
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Computer Science 1997 - 2003

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Wordpress
  • • Web
  • • Information Security
  • • content distribution platform
  • • Web Application Security
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Raised money in Brazil for some companies with 1 exit. Working in Information Security field for more than 12 years, experience in web development and programming skills.
CTO of some companies, with teams reaching more than 30 employees.

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Rick Rasmussen
They're my mentor  •  Member, Sand Hill Angels and Head of Protocol, Rasmussen International. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Great educational background combined with practical experience
Thiarlei Macedo
We worked together  •  Presidente, Trino Polo (APL de TI da Serra Gaúcha) and CEO, FaceID USA.
Fernando is a great entrepreneur and has focus on results. He succeeded in several enterprises.
Robert Janssen
We worked together  •  CEO of Outsource Brazil and International Relations Vice President - Assespro Nacional (Largest Brazilian IT Association)
Fernando not only has a thorough technical background in the field of governance, risk and compliance, but also has the determination of an ... entrepreneur warrior. He is definitely a doer.
Ricardo Damm Coelho
We worked together  •  Co-founder and CEO at Proelo Software Co-founder at Mulberry Medical Imaging Management
Fernando has a deep knowledge of information technology largely on fields related with information security. He has a straightforward attitu ... de, he is oriented by results and is always ready to help and give good advice on the development of entrepreneurs' business. He helps myself a few times.