Geraldo do Carmo Thomaz Júnior, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Thomaz is our Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since our inception. Mr. Thomaz is also our co-chairman of our board of directors, a position he has held since 2019. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Geraldo developed the VTEX platform under the SaaS model, providing systems, servers, security and infrastructure for enterprise-level companies. Since 2021, he has also served as a board member for Instituto Reditus, a non-profit organization in Brazil. He currently also leads the Research & Development. We believe that Mr. Thomaz is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his considerable business experience in the technology industry and his experience serving as a director of other companies.

Mariano Gomide de Faria, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Gomide de Faria is our Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since our inception. Mr. Gomide de Faria is also our co-Chairman of our board of directors, a position he has held since 2019. Graduated in Mechanical Engineering at UFRJ. Mariano currently leads VTEX’s Sales and Marketing teams, overseeing the UK and Asia markets. He is a teacher and lecturer for events like ecommerce Day, Internet Retailer, eShow, and UNCTAD ecommerce Week. We believe that Mr. Gomide de Faria is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his considerable business experience in the technology industry and his experience serving as a director of other companies.

André Spolidoro Ferreira Gomes, Chief Strategy Officer

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Mr. Spolidoro is our Chief Strategy Officer, a position he has held since November 2022. Mr. Spolidoro priorly served VTEX as Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from January 2016 to November 2022. Mr. Spolidoro worked from 1998 to 2015 in asset management firms as Equity Portfolio Manager where he consolidated his solid knowledge in finance, financial market, equity analysis and business. Mr. Spolidoro holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at UFRJ and a graduate degree in finance and capital markets at PUC RJ School of Business.

Rafael do Amaral Forte, Brazil Growth Officer

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Mr. Forte is the Brazil Growth Officer, a position he has held since 2019. From 2001 to 2011 he was the co-founder and Director of WX7, where he co-led the company’s growth and subsequent acquisition by VTEX. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Forte served as our Head of Sales in Brazil. Since 2019, when VTEX and TOTVS announced the joint venture, Mr. Forte has been chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Forte holds a law degree from the University of São Judas, a MBA in Ecommerce Strategic Management from Anhembi University and a MBA in Strategic and Economic Business Management from FGV University. Mr. Forte is also a guest lecturer at the MBA in Strategic Retail Management at Ibmec University.

Santiago Naranjo Alvarez, Chief Revenue Officer

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Mr. Naranjo is our Chief Revenue Officer, a position held since June 2022. Mr. Naranjo served as LatAm Growth Officer, from 2020 to 2022, and as Country Manager of Colombia from 2016 to 2020. Before joining VTEX, he served as Marketing Manager in Offcorss (CI Hermeco) for 10 years. Mr. Naranjo is a financial engineer and retail expert, passionate about Omnichannel and Cross Border ecommerce with more than 15 years of experience in ecommerce and retail, and 10 years of expertise leading the creation and expansion of successful brands, both physical and digital. Mr. Naranjo has also been a board member of the Colombian Chamber of Electronic Commerce (“CCCE”) since 2016 as a trusted advisor who shares knowledge that powers the ecommerce industry in Latin America. Santiago holds a B.S. degree in financial engineering with marketing at Universidad de Medellín.

Ricardo Camatta Sodré, Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Sodré is our Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since November 2022. Mr. Sodré priorly served VTEX as Finance Executive Officer, a position he held from February 2021 to November 2022. Previously, Mr. Sodré was a private equity investor at Advent International, where he joined as a trainee in 2009 before leaving as a director in January 2021. During his years at Advent, Mr. Sodré actively participated in more than 10 private equity investments, including CETIP, CCC Intelligent Solutions and StoneCo, and in recent years he was a board member at Prisma Medios de Pago S.A., a leading payments company in Latin America, and GTM Holdings, a leading chemical distributor with presence in 11 countries in Latin America, where he was also a member of the Audit, Finance and M&A committees. Mr. Sodré holds a degree in Mechanical-Aeronautical Engineering with honors from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (“ITA”) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Fernanda Weiden, Chief Technology Officer

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Mrs. Weiden is CTO at VTEX, a position she has held since January 2022. After about a year as the company’s advisor, the experienced executive, whose trajectory of more than 20 years in the technology market is guided by the development of scalable global solutions, with a focus on the SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) discipline. Valuing assets such as reliability, performance and efficiency of the solutions that have participated in the development and implementation, in addition to encouraging the authenticity of employees, are part of its trajectory. Fernanda held leadership positions in other big techs, was SRE manager at Google for six years and director of production engineering at Facebook for seven years.