Company

  • Viridis Office
  • Viridis Energy Solutions is a company dedicated to creating energy & utilities management and control solutions for intensive consumers.

    Created as a spin-off of an international group focused on developing corporate IT solutions, Viridis brings together executives and technical staff members with years of experience in commissioning energy & utilities management solutions in different market verticals. The Viridis research and development team operates from the company's offices in Brazil. The team relies on researchers and engineers with PhDs, MSc, as well as vast experience in their respective fields. The Viridis operations team works globally to commission projects directly, or to assist our network of partners in their own implementation projects.

     

    Viridis solutions are state-of-the-art in technology as well as in management. Viridis enforces a continuous innovation policy, in which solutions are constantly evolved to provide clients with increasing value and competitive advantage over time.

Team

Behind a great company, there is always a great team.
Get to know the members of team Viridis.

Team Thiago Turchetti
Thiago Turchetti Maia
Chief Executive Officer
Viridis founding partner with 20 years of experience in leading high-technology companies focused on international markets. Career includes innovation and technology projects in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. He holds a PhD and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from UFMG, a BSc in Computer Science, and an MBA in Finance. He has conducted research projects and academic collaboration in applications of artificial intelligence to industrial problems. He currently serves as chairman at Fumsoft – Minas Gerais Software Society, of which he is a former president.
Team Ricardo Giacomin
Ricardo Giacomin
Executive Vice President
Viridis founding partner with more than 20 years of experience in developing and commissioning technology systems for industrial clients. He has led projects in Latin America, Europe, and the United States for companies in different industrial sectors. He is a specialist in the design and deployment of technology solutions for shop-floor management. He holds a MSc and a BSc in Computer Science from UFMG.
Team David Flam
David Lunardi Flam
Chief Software Architect
Viridis founding partner and chief architect of the company's software solutions. He has a wide range of experience in developing platforms and large-size systems for industrial environments. He has led technology projects in the United States and Latin America. He holds a MSc and a BSc in Computer Science from UFMG, along with an MBA in Information Technology.
Team Andre Emrich
Andre Emrich
Administration Board
Partner and member of the Executive Committee at FIR Capital. He is also a fund manager at FIR Capital Equity Funds, a member of the FIR Capital Equity and Investment Management advisory board, as well as boards at Sambatech, ABC da Construção, and Oncoclínicas. He holds a degree in Law along with a Masters of Laws from Northwestern University School of Law, and has also attended the extension program in capital markets at Harvard University. He has served as legal director at SFI, CEO at CafesAll, and was an investor at Vertex Insurance.
Team Andre Mota
André Mota
Administration Board
Partner at Thoreos Consulting, where he advises some of the largest companies, investment funds, and financial institutions in Brazil. He has more than 10 years of experience in financial and strategic consulting, as well as in investment valuation in energy, mining, and infrastructure – advising the largest concession auctions in the country. He holds a BSc in Computer Science, an MBA in Business Management, and was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in multiple management and strategy projects.
Team Sergio Grassi
Sérgio Grassi
Commercial Director
Viridis’s Commercial Director. He has worked for 35 years at Vallourec in energy, maintenance, and industrial assembling. He managed the energy and utilities project at the Vallourec & Sumitomo (VSB) plant. He holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering and graduate degrees in Industrial Automation and Business Management. He is a member of CE-116, which developed the ABNT NBR ISO 50001 – Energy Management standard. He was responsible for making Vallourec the first steel company in Brazil to achieve this certification. He is a member of the Board of Renewable Energy and Oil & Gas at FIEMG. 

Financial Structure

Viridis's capital and financial structure are backed by the following institutions.

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