Joana Picq comes from a career in marketing and business development at IBM, Microsoft and VMware across Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, where she managed acquired businesses in the region. She since became a multiple entrepreneur, most recently launching VoyagePrivé.com in Brazil before joining her partners at to lead the new digital advertising era of Mobile. Joana has been active in the European and Latin American startup community for many years, working as Entrepreneur in Residence at xMillion Capital, Global Ambassador at Papaya Ventures, and supporting women founders through her work at and
Joana is French-Brazilian and has a civil engineering degree from PUC-Rio and certificates from the University of California and the London School of Economics. She lives between Rio, NYC, London, Paris and Cape Town.