Fernando Mattos

Business Development


Driving innovation and roadmap

Creating new market opportunities

Defining & tracking marketing campaigns

Legal contract review and negotiation


• Business Development and Marketing specialist with an entrepreneurial, all-it-takes mindset. • Solid managerial skills: extensive international experience leading multi-cultural teams. • Strong engineering and software background: tech lead on several products from prototype to market. • Fluent in English and Portuguese, comfortable in Spanish.


Harvey Mudd College

Electrical Engineering , Electrical Engineering

May 2001 - May 2001

Harvey Mudd College

Electrical Engineering , Electrical Engineering

May 2000 - May 2000

Albuquerque Academy

May 1996 - May 1996


Director of Business Development, Latin America

Shorthand Mobile , San Diego, CA & São Paulo, Brazil

May 2009 - January 2012

Shorthand Mobile is a US startup with the goal of taking the Internet to the billions of mobile users in emerging markets with access to neither smartphones nor 3G services. Responsible for opening new markets, attracting users and driving product roadmap & innovation.

New markets and biz models
Product roadmap & innovation
Project Management
Product Marketing/Applications Engineering Manager

NextWave Broadband , San Diego, CA

October 2007 - March 2009

NextWave Wireless was a leading developer of 4G mobile broadband products with a spectacular history (read more here Its ATG group shut down in 2009 due to financial difficulties. Responsible for product definition, the interface between marketing and engineering, and customer-facing materials for NextWave’s 4G mobile products.

Product definition
Customer management
Sales engineering
Systems Engineer/Project Manager

Texas Instruments , San Diego, CA

May 2000 - October 2007

Texas Instruments is one of the main developers of chips and technology for mobile phones. Advanced through a series of technical and leadership positions, culminating in leading the architecture of a complete 3G chipset solution for Motorola: the OMAP 34xx series, ultimately used in Motorola’s first Android smartphone (DROID).

Hardware engineering
Software engineering
Project management

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