Raul Felipe Papaleo has more than 25 years of experience in the Information Technology sector, most of which in direct contact with clients. Prior to that, Raul worked for over 14 years in the Appliance Manufacturing business. He joined Hewlett-Packard Brazil in 1989 as Manufacturing and R&D Director. Within HP he had a multitude of assignments in Brazil , Latin America and several other places. Ten years later, he left to serve as General Manager for SID Informática, a subsidiary of the Sharp Group in Brazil with specific charter to sell the Company in part or as a whole. After that he served for two years as General Manager for Spectra Telecom, an engineering Company in the area of Cellular telephony belonging to the SNC Lavalin Group based in Montreal, Canada. Raul Felipe returned to HP in 2002 to assist on the restructuring efforts resulted from the merger with COMPAQ, reporting directly to the General Manager. He has been an active Member of the IBGC (Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa) – Brazilian Institute For Corporate Governance, where he is serving in the Human Resources Committee and the Non-Listed Companies Committee. From 2008 until today, Raul Felipe has taken on Consulting assignments for international blue-chip corporations as well as Academic endeavors in Brazil. He has currently been using his experience together with the ability to share his time between Canada/USA and Brazil to structure several services directed to Companies interested in doing business in both countries. This role has been emphasized by his current position as President of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) in Toronto.