Eduardo M Santaella came to SYMBITS as General Manager and COO beginning March 2014. Prior to joining SYMBITS, Eduardo was Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of ONUVA Technologies, a leading supplier of open-source based mission critical applications and services. During Mr. Santaella’s tenure at ONUVA, he led strategy and execution, which included an aggressive geographic expansion and packaging of products and services, mainly focused into Latin America and South Florida serving key IT infrastructure and security needs for large regional organizations.
Previously, Mr. Santaella served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Vanenburg Group, a + USD 1 billion dollar technology fund headed by Jan Baan, based out of the Netherlands, US and India. This investment vehicle was responsible for establishing and supporting IT industry-changing organizations such as Webex (now a Cisco Company), Top-Tier (sold into SAP to become SAP Portals), Cordys (now an OpenText subsidiary), Baan Company (now Infor), among others. Before his tenure at Vanenburg Group, Mr Santaella served as President and Managing Director of SAP in North Latin America where he successfully lead the structuring and roll-out of the organization throughout the region.
Mr Santaella holds a Master degree in Information and Computer Science from Georgia Tech.