Our Leadership Team

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Meet the people who lead our success

Nacho De Marco

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Azorin

Chief Marketing Officer

Fernando Galano

Chief Strategy Officer

Rocio Belfiore

Chief R&D Officer

Pablo Chamorro

Chief Revenue Officer

Facundo Molina

Chief Business Development Officer

Luis Paiva

VP of Client Services

Damian Scalerandi

VP of Operations

Edward Batten

EVP of Growth

Bob Leibholz

SVP of Business Development

Lucas Hendrich

Chief Technology Officer

Gabriela Galano

Director of Finance & Administration
“BairesDev hires great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, which simply makes our company stronger, and we couldn’t be prouder of that value.”

Nacho De Marco,
CEO BairesDev

Ezequiel Ruiz

VP of Talent Acquisition

Diego Espada

VP of Delivery

Larissa Platt

Director of People Experience

Justice Erolin

VP of Engineering

Agustin Coria

Chief of Staff
“BairesDev hires great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, which simply makes our company stronger, and we couldn’t be prouder of that value.”
Nacho De Marco, CEO BairesDev

Ezequiel Ruiz

VP of Talent Acquisition

Diego Espada

VP of Delivery

Larissa Platt

Director of People Experience

Agustin Coria

Chief of Staff

Lisandro Pavetti

VP of Innovation and Chief Architect

Guillermo Carreras

Director of Delivery

Natalia Rodriguez

Head of Staffing

Mike Maschwitz

Director of Marketing & Communications

Leonardo Pardo

Director of Continuous Improvement

Elsa Bouilhol

Head of Hiring Experience

Saurabh Rao

Regional Director of Account Management

Melisa Cabrera

Regional Director of Account Management

Alex Pilsl

Regional Director of Account Management

Gaurav Kumar

Regional Director of Account Management

Melissa Olander

Regional Director of Account Management

Fernando Davila

Sales Operations Manager

“Being a diverse company has allowed us to build teams with multiple perspectives, enhanced creativity, and a growth mindset.”

Paul Azorin, CMO BairesDev

Natalia Rodriguez

Head of Staffing

Guillermo Carreras

Director of Delivery

Daniel Zacharias

VP of Engineering

Elsa Bouilhol

HR Manager

Mike Maschwitz

Director of Marketing & Communications

Saurabh Rao

Regional Director of Account Management

Melisa Cabrera

Regional Director of Account Management

Lorena Albaretto

Global Account Manager

Fernando Davila

Sales Operations Manager

Leonardo Pardo

Director of Continuous Improvement

“Being a diverse company has allowed us to build teams with multiple perspectives, enhanced creativity, and a growth mindset.”

Paul Azorin, CMO BairesDev

Daniel Zacharias

VP of Engineering

Guillermo Carreras

Director of Delivery

Natalia Rodriguez

Head of Staffing

Gaurav Kumar

Regional Director of Account Management

Melissa Olander

Regional Director of Account Management

Fernando Davila

Sales Operations Manager

“Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central values in BairesDev’s team-building efforts. We know that to deliver great quality, our teams need to be the best. And to be the best, they need to be diverse. Creativity and innovation can only spring from different perspectives.”

Fernando Galano, CSO BairesDev

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Nacho De Marco

Chief Executive Officer

Nacho is the Founder and CEO of BairesDev and the General Partner of BDev Ventures. Since 2009, Nacho has led BairesDev to become the largest bootstrapped Technology Services company in history and the fastest-growing corporation in the outsourcing world. Additionally, he recently launched BDev Ventures, a VC fund that invests in B2B companies to accelerate their growth through a proprietary lead generation platform.

Driven by his entrepreneurial spirit, he is also an investor and board member of biotechnology and e-learning companies. A deeply passionate leader and a motivator by nature, Nacho is always providing his endless support to select organizations across different communities whose mission is to create opportunities for talented people to thrive.

Nacho is the author of “IT Outsourcing to Latin America,” an Amazon-exclusive book that analyzes the Software Development market in LatAm. He is a Forbes Technology Council member and a thought leader in the software outsourcing industry.

Paul Azorin

Chief Marketing Officer

As BairesDev’s Chief Marketing Officer, Paul outlines the company’s vision and mission, fosters a customer-centric culture, and leads the modernization initiatives across the entire organization. An entrepreneur by nature, he is an advocate of constant innovation that spearheads the core business strategy and the brand experience. He continually coordinates efforts with the HR, Engineering, Client Services, Sales, and Marketing teams to define and use the principles, values, and ideals behind which the brand purpose is delivered. His goal is to take part in critical decision-making as to how to drive sustained organic growth while helping teams succeed and overachieve in their respective roles.

Paul started his career as a Software Engineer at a very young age. His interest in business dynamics drove him to move very quickly to a Software Architect role and then propelled his career towards management. He worked as Team Leader and Project Manager in numerous projects, lending his strategic vision to large public companies like Hewlett-Packard, Electronic Arts, and Nike. That keen eye was the main driving force that led him to join forces with Nacho De Marco to create BairesDev and lay the groundwork of what would become a leading tech solutions company.

Fernando Galano

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer at BairesDev, Fernando Galano is responsible for defining the company’s strategy as well as designing plans for continuous improvement and management control.

He was a software engineer for several multinational tech companies before becoming a Project Manager leading a large team of game engineers at Electronic Arts. Soon after, he became the COO of a local Argentinian software development company where he was in charge of the entire company’s operation with more than 200 employees. In 2011, Fernando joined BairesDev and spearheaded the dramatic growth of the company, thus raising its standards of production and inserting maximum efficiency into its work ethic.

Fernando is regarded as a thought leader and a sort of math genius, with a passion for data science and statistical analysis. He received a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering and obtained summa cum laude, graduated with a Master´s in Economy and was awarded Dean’s List.

Rocio Belfiore

Chief R&D Officer

As Chief Research & Development Officer at BairesDev, Rocio heads all internal software development including ERPs, Big Data projects, business intelligence algorithms, and email marketing campaigns. She manages several specialized teams of developers, QAs, data analysts, and DevOps.

She taught herself C/C++ at the age of 13 for a programming contest and started working as a freelance web engineer at 16. With a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Rocio has been a tech advisor, math & programming contestant, and co-founder of a virtual reality startup. She enjoys hiking, trekking, and exploring new challenges and ideas.

In 2020, Rocio was recognized as “Female Executive of the Year” and “Excellence in Industry Woman of the Year” by Women World Awards due to her excellent performance and multiple achievements as Chief R&D Officer at BairesDev. 

Pablo Chamorro

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Pablo Chamorro is responsible for leading and developing the sales department while passionately continuing to increase the revenue stream of our company. He has more than 20 years of consulting, management and sales experience in the information technology industry.

During his 17 years at Unysis, Pablo rose through the ranks to become South Cone Regional Manager and eventually Latin America Sales Vice President, where he reinvented the Unisys Transaction Manager product with worldwide implementation.
Pablo is a systems analyst and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, as well as studies in finance, business process optimization, ethics, and leadership development.

Facundo Molina

Chief Business Development Officer

As Chief Business Development Officer at BairesDev, Facundo’s main goal is to secure the company’s fast growth pace while improving sales processes and overall experience of leads and current clients.

At the age of 10, Facundo started programming Basic and Assembler, and when he was 17 he founded his first company, On-Line Systems, an application venture that helped develop his IT sales skills. An engineer by trade, he has worked for several big companies across the region on business and sales related leadership roles.

Facundo holds a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, as well as studies in project management and business administration.

Luis Paiva

VP of Client Services

As VP of Client Services, Luis is responsible for developing long-term client relationships through effective coordination of teams of senior Account Managers. He works together with our Operations, PMO, and Staffing teams to implement the best industry practices for our clients and their projects.

Luis possesses solid experience in service management for the tech industry and has focused his career in leading high-performing teams while fostering an open and positive work environment.

Luis holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering as well as studies in biomedical engineering.

Damian Scalerandi

VP of Operations

As VP of Operations, Damian has been leading every step of IT project delivery, adapting to different scenarios, and making a positive impact on projects and customers alike.

With more than ten years of experience in the field, Damian is also highly experienced in leading globally diverse, multi-cultural teams in large-scale technology projects. With over eight years of experience working with agile methodologies, including Scrum and CSM, Damian leads by motivating employees with performance-based goals. He is specialized in strategy development, program management, and operating budgeting.

Edward Batten

EVP of Growth

As Executive Vice President of Growth, E.B. is responsible for the strategic growth and maturation of BairesDev’s global presence. E.B. brings over a decade of leadership in a variety of revenue generation capacities for high-growth organizations in the technology space. He has a soft spot for manufacturing and IT engineering, the public sector, and emerging technology markets.

E.B.’s charter includes pursuing new clients, partnerships, and opportunities for growth, as well as the development and management of the global organizational structure to support these efforts. Ultimately, he is here to accelerate BairesDev´s evolution as a bigger, faster, stronger, smarter, and happier company, ensuring the same results for our stakeholders.

Based in Greensboro, NC, E.B. is a graduate of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Bob Leibholz

SVP of Business Development

As SVP of Business Development, Bob is responsible for creating many of our key growth initiatives, including helping BairesDev build out a proactive commercial development discipline.

Bob is a business development leader with more than 20 years of proven experience in creating, building and executing world class GTM strategies, developing sales and channel organizations, guiding international expansion (EMEA, APAC), and spearheading growth initiatives. He also has a solid background in solving difficult challenges for a variety of industries, including the financial services, consumer, healthcare, media, and digital transformation sectors.

A passionate professional with an entrepreneurial spirit, Bob holds a BS in economics from Carnegie Mellon University

Lucas Hendrich

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer at BairesDev, Lucas is responsible for assessing technical challenges of current projects and determining the suitable teams and approaches to solve those challenges. His aim is to develop internal processes to ensure our teams provide the highest quality of software delivery.

Having worked in technical research and training for several companies in Boston and New York, and co-founding the optics-based platform “GitBetter”, Lucas has the vision and tools to face the specific and complex programming challenges that our teams face daily.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Brandeis University and is certified in Agile management and Lean Six Sigma.

Gabriela Galano

Director of Finance & Administration

As Director of Finance & Administration at BairesDev, Gabriela is responsible for coordinating several teams, including Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Travel and Relocation, Facilities, Legal, and Subsidies Division. Her work ensures that the organization’s activities and support services run smoothly and efficiently.

Gabriela holds a bachelor’s degree in administration and finance and, as a senior consultant for numerous companies in the IT industry across the region, she is a proven expert in her field.

Ezequiel Ruiz

VP of Talent Acquisition

Ezequiel is the VP of Talent Acquisition at BairesDev, responsible for implementing our vision at all levels across the Talent team. Ezequiel leads the strategy and development of all processes encompassing sourcing, recruiting and staffing.

He is a senior Developer and Manager with over 12 years of experience leading development projects and building effective and motivated teams.

Ezequiel has a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering and expert knowledge on the most popular programming languages.

Diego Espada

VP of Delivery

As VP of Delivery at BairesDev, Diego is in charge of enhancing project operations and guiding the integrity of development practices through the exponential growth that the company has been experiencing over recent years. He works across all development areas, ramping operations, and ensuring every team applies our methodology.

With twenty years of experience in software development, Diego specializes in leading outsourcing teams. He has managed teams from Edinburgh, Madrid, London, Paris, and Buenos Aires, and is a true believer of Agile methodologies and founder of the platform Octavo Piso.

Diego holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a postgraduate degree in business administration.

Justice Erolin

VP of Engineering

As VP of Engineering, Justice is responsible for translating BairesDev’s vision into technical roadmaps. Leveraging his deep management and engineering expertise, he plans and coordinates the various engineering teams to make their output meet the highest standards in the market. 

Justice started his career as a web engineer but his solution-oriented approach, commitment, and management skills helped him become director of technology and CTO of different marketing agencies in the Greater Los Angeles area. Armed with this solid experience, Justice joined BairesDev in 2020 to take the company’s engineering capabilities to the next level.

Agustin Coria

Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Agustin is a strategic partner to the CEO aiming to expand the company’s overall productivity and effectiveness. He helps set our CEO’s strategic priorities, manages workload, reviews internal and external communications, and spearheads different strategic initiatives on behalf of our Principal Officer.

Having lived in more than ten cities and four countries worldwide, Agustin brings his vast worldly experience when dealing with multinational teams across different cultures. He has been involved in project management, presales, client engagement, and business development since joining BairesDev, incorporating the company-wide vision required to make impactful decisions to guide our operations.

Based in Toronto, Agustin holds a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering with studies in Buenos Aires and Salt Lake City and has achieved the Dean’s List on numerous occasions.

Lisandro Pavetti

VP of Innovation and Chief Architect

As VP Innovation and Chief Architect, Lisandro’s main goal is to scale the products and technologies that make BairesDev a great company. To achieve this, he leads a strong team of engineers and creative minds who work on developing innovative ideas that drive BairesDev’s growth. Lisandro’s leadership style has brought new perspectives in technical architecture and team building, strengthening BairesDev’s scalability strategy.

Prior to his role in the company, Lisandro worked multiple tech leadership roles and founded two companies from scratch. He has vast experience building high-volume data products for the insurance and security industries. He is a developer and an expert in building teams and tech-culture.

Lisandro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, a Master’s degree in Strategy and Technology Management, and has 10+ years of experience leading tech teams driven by innovation.

Guillermo Carreras

Director of Delivery

As Director of Delivery at BairesDev, Guillermo manages the successful implementation of BairesDev´s campaigns with a specialized focus on digital transformation solutions and Agile development. He works across PMO, Sales and Technology areas providing end-to-end alignment on building, implementing and delivering the right solutions for our clients.

Guillermo has more than 15 years of experience leading multiple teams across the globe on digital implementations for the financial, manufacturing, retail, and health industries, among others.

He has studies in software engineering and is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

Natalia Rodriguez

Head of Staffing

As Head of Staffing at BairesDev, Natalia Rodriguez manages the team responsible for finding each new candidate’s ideal position, client, and team, through a very delicate process that combines in-depth technical matters as well as business needs and team composition.

She also leads the area in charge of our technical interviews which ensures every new employee meets our rigorous knowledge standards and supervises the constant revision and updating of our more than 50 engineer-oriented exams.

Natalia holds a degree in computer science and a Ph.D. in Geographic Information Systems. She has over 14 years of experience working in the industry for some of the biggest companies in Argentina.

Mike Maschwitz

Director of Marketing & Communications

As Director of Marketing & Communications at BairesDev, Mike is in charge of defining and implementing the global strategy for branding, PR, and communication. He heads the Marketing & Communications team, which supports all areas and acts as the voice and face of the company.

Having directed several digital marketing agencies, servicing big brands like Coca-Cola, Unilever, BMW, and Mondelez, and leading Hewlett-Packard’s digital marketing team in Latin America, Mike has a sharp eye for following market trends and communicating strategically: two necessary skills to have in the fast-changing market environment. Certified in Agile project management, digital media and advertising, digital shopper marketing, and Big Data applications to communications, he works to share BairesDev’s mission with the world.

Mike has studies in law and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing, as well as a master’s degree in marketing & communications.

Leonardo Pardo

Director of Continuous Improvement

As Director of Continuous Improvement at BairesDev, Leonardo works to evaluate, design, execute, and monitor our key internal processes. He collaborates with all departments to drive the improvement and efficiency of our workflow and methodology. Leonardo’s main goal is to implement programs which will have a lasting benefit, increasing our deliverables’ quality while reducing the time and resources used to develop them. His task is essential for us to remain at the top in a competitive market.

He is a skilled manager with vast experience in functional analysis and automatization, user experience, problem identification, and requirements assessment. He is considered to be a source of inspiration for his team and the 1,500+ engineers working at our company.

Leonardo has degrees in both computer engineering and automation & control. He later did specialized studies in system analysis and science & technology.

Elsa Bouilhol

HR Manager

As  Head of Hiring Experience at BairesDev, Elsa leads the development and implementation of HR strategies and initiatives in line with BairesDev’s business strategy. She also manages the HR Business Partners Team and supports every business unit in BairesDev by appealing to two groups: talented professionals looking to grow their careers, and clients looking for the best talent to add to their most exciting and demanding projects. On her day-to-day, Elsa works closely with Top Management Executives to define new strategies for Talent Retention, Employee Engagement, and Employee Satisfaction.

With a degree in law, Elsa has worked for over eight years in the IT recruiting business for several companies in Latin America and the United States. She has extensive knowledge of the IT market and acute insight into both engineer’s and client’s needs.

Melisa cabrera

Regional Director of Account Management

Melisa is a Regional Director of Account Management at BairesDev. She leads part of the Account Management team, working closely with AMs to escalate and ensure the optimal management of each account, as well as defining and monitoring the implementation of the best practices in the software development industry. She also fulfills the role of AM for some of BairesDev’s top accounts.

Melisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering and has over 14 years of experience in the IT industry, through which she has built key expertise in building and maintaining long-term partnerships. 

Alex Pilsl

Regional Director of Account Management

As Regional Director of Account Management, Alex leads a team of experienced account directors and account managers in the Southeast region. His goal is to develop and execute growth plans to provide industry-leading services while expanding BairesDev’s strategic footprint.

Alex has founded two companies and consulted for a variety of businesses across diverse sectors, including renewable energy, application development, fintech, oil & gas, and telecom. This has provided him with a strong business background and solid cross-industry experience to successfully drive the company’s business objectives.

Based in Denver, Co, Alex holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, and an International Business & Finance degree from the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic.

Gaurav Kumar

Regional Director of Account Management

As Regional Director of Account Management, Gaurav leads a high-performing team of account directors and managers in the Pacific West Region. Through this expert team, he helps customers realize the benefits of nearshore outsourcing while supporting BairesDev’s expansion.

Gaurav has a rich and successful career with leadership roles in sales, customer success, VAR/reseller partner management, account management, professional services, and strategic portfolio planning.

He holds a degree in Master of Business Administration from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a Bachelor of Technology in Instrumentation & Control Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, India. He also has a Data Science Specialization from Johns Hopkins University.

Melissa Olander

Regional Director of Account Management

As Regional Director of Account Management, Melissa leads a high-performing team of Account Directors and Account Managers in the Pacific West Region. Her leadership and passion for our client’s success allows her to consistently improve the sales process and contribute to the company’s growth and customer success.

Melissa is a seasoned operational leader with over 14 years of experience in technical sales, client relationship management, and business development. Such a background, coupled with her focused decision-making and project management abilities, allow her to create customized solutions for the company by identifying unique pain points and specific needs to enhance client value.

She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Professional Certificate in Customer Relationship Management from Colorado State University.

Fernando Davila

Sales Operations Manager

As Sales Operations Manager at BairesDev, Fernando is responsible for the qualification and assignment of leads to the sales team, providing them with strategic insight, data analysis and support.
With ample experience in managing large IT projects for several multinational tech companies, Fernando has the capacity to process and manage large amounts of data required for our sales team to be efficient.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering and a master’s degree in business administration.

daniel zacharias

VP of Engineering

As VP of Engineering for Research & Development, Daniel is in charge of multi-disciplinary teams that develop internal products for the company, including data analytics, business intelligence, big data, ERP, CRM, lead generation tools, marketing tools, among others.

Daniel has over 17 years of experience working in software development and consulting for multiple industries. Soon after starting his career as a programmer, he learned how paramount effective teamwork and communication are to build great projects. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer and has been applying agile methodologies and their best practices to his work for over a decade.

Daniel studied Computer Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires. He speaks Spanish and English fluently, plus a bit of German, French, and Portuguese.

Lorena albaretto

Global Account Manager

As Global Account Manager, Lorena is responsible for ensuring the successful achievement of global growth targets and for developing lasting and successful client relationships. She leads the account management team in charge of generating smart strategies that drive the promotion and expansion of BairesDev’s business with existing clients.

Lorena is an expert in developing high-value partnerships and building strong teams. She is always fostering teamwork and collaboration, driving people towards a unified success-oriented culture. 

Lorena holds a degree in Systems Engineering and has over 10 years of experience working with some of the biggest companies in the global IT industry.

Larissa Platt

Director of People Experience

As Director of Human Capital at BairesDev, Larissa Platt is responsible for the strategic
deployment of Human Resources Operations, ensuring procedures are aligned with the
company’s mission of hiring and retaining top talent. Her ultimate goal is unleashing the
true potential of both staff and organization.

Larissa guides an efficient human resources model across almost 30 countries
worldwide, strategizing performance management and employee engagement to
provide the best possible workplace for a company that thrives on collaboration. She
works alongside globally distributed teams on a daily basis ensuring HR strategies help
maximize efficiency and guarantee long term goals are achieved.

Her combination of multicultural awareness and strong interpersonal skills allow her to
properly understand a diverse workplace where each employee has their own customs,
habits, and local paradigms. Having to manage relations on a company-wide level
ranging from top management, directors, supervisors, and employees to even the most
basic peer-to-peer interactions.

Larissa started her career at global companies in FMCG and quickly escalated to
managing Human Resource operations for industry leaders in Brazil, Argentina,
Belgium, China, Canada and USA.

Saurabh Rao

Regional Director of Account Management

As a Regional Director of Account Management at BairesDev, Saurabh Rao leads a portfolio of strategic accounts through a team of experienced account directors and managers to foster thought leadership within the Client Services team and position BairesDev as an industry leader and a trusted partner.

Having worked for multinational companies for 14 years, 10 of those being in the Telecom industry during his time at Ericsson, he has developed strong expertise in strategy creation, client relationship management, and enterprise negotiations, which allow him to help drive the business efforts of the company as a whole. 

Saurabh holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science (CS) and a Bachelors of Engineering in IT.

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