Ricardo Pessoa

GlicOnLine (Brazil)

Ricardo is an electrical engineer who graduated from the University of São Paulo, as well as FGV and Krupp Foundation alumni. He has a long track record as lead executive in innovation projects for Telecom, Utilities, Oil& Gas and Education industries. In 2004, he co-founded Quasar Telemedicina, and in 2006 he co-created GlicOnLine, the first mHealth application for diabetes treatment. Presently,Ricardo is Quasar’s CEO.

Engenheiro Eletrico pela Universidade de Sao Paulo, ex-aluno da FGV e Krupp Foundation. Executivo com experiencia internacional, Ricardo tem uma vasta experiencia como lider de projetos de inovacao nas areas de telecomunicacoes, servicos publicos, oleo e gas e educacao. Em 2004, ele fundou o Quasar Telemedicina, e o GlicOnLine, a primeira aplicacao mHealth pra gestao de tratamento de diabetes (2006). Ricardo esta atualmente como CEO da Quasar.