Mr. Mello is a Board Member and Venture Partner at Valor Capital Group. Mr. Mello has over 30 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Prior to joining Valor, Mr. Mello served as General Manager and General Director for Paypal Latin America for 8 years. In addition, he has served as Executive Vice President at Visa Latin America, Statutory Director of Banco Real (acquired by Santander) and also a member of the Board of Directors of Cielo, CBSS and Fidelity Systems. Mr. Mello is currently a Board Member of Developer company Tenda and Founder and President of Civic Nonprofit Start Up – O Poder do Voto. Mr. Mello received a BSE in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo.