Joao Alves da Silva

Partner at Lits Ebusiness, Professor of Ecommerce and Digital Marketing at Tecnológico de Monterrey

Mexico City Area, Mexico

Tecnológico de Monterrey

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Short Biography

More than 6 years as a Project Manager in a wide variety of concepts at Galpenergia, a Portuguese energy company. Implemented several projects, among them the first biometric payment system in an oil company, first pre-paid card in Iberia, retail network optimization. My ecommerce experience started in 1999, but only in 2008, focused in LATAM Market, when I decided to launch my own project HiPXiK.com, a private sales online club with presence in Mexico and Brazil. Currently I am partner at LITS, an Ebusiness consulting firm, with presence in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Portugal, that supports its clients in the development and implementation of their online businesses. On top of that, i am now creating a logistic company, Socarga, aiming to improve and optimize efficiency in this market needs and daily operations. Specialties: Ecommerce, ebusiness , Business development, Teaching, Entrepreneurship, Logistics and customer service, with special focus on e-commerce, Negotiation, finance and controlling, Latin America, US, Europe, Mobile, Digital Marketing, Brazil, Mexico, Start-ups, Business Networking.

Experience

Professor of Ecommerce and Digital Marketing, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Dec 2013 to Present

Professor of the ecommerce and digital marketing program. Program created with a very practical and industry focus in order to supply part of the growing demand for ecommerce professionals in Mexico.

Co-Founder & Partner, LITS ebusiness

Sep 2013 to Present

LITS is an ebusiness consulting firm that supports its clients in the development and implementation of their online businesses with a strong focus in Latin America and the Mexican market. LITS ebusiness group provides ecommerce support services to its clients like: - Headhunting - SEO - Product photography, description and video - User testing and user experience design - Cybersecurity LITS ebusiness currently works with some of the largest retailers in the region.

Education

Business Administration, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Aug 1995 to May 2001

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