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Cleison Ferreira de Melo

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Cleison leads the development of Antelope’s platform, as well as offering guidance on the technical feasibility of Spin-Outs.

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Cleison is a Senior Software Engineer with over 13 years of experience developing and deploying large APIs projects using Java and JavaScript. Including various projects working as leader and manager. He has led and built the most famous open-source Service Management Software in Latin America, CIT Smart, certified in 13 ITIL processes that increased the company's revenue by over 30%. He has helped design Fiserv's new generation of Payments APIs, which will impact billions of payments transactions worldwide. As well as that, he has served as a Software Application Developer & Software Engineer at Equifax and Arquivo Off.

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Software is easy to make, except when you want it to do something new. And then, of course, there is a corollary: The only software that’s worth making is software that does something new.

Scott Rosenberg, Dreaming in Code

He has published six online courses that are available on the Udemy platform to his over 210,000 students. He has taken part, won and placed: 1st, 2nd & 3rd at multiple hackathons hosted by Equifax & Central IT. As well as posting several articles on LinkedIn, Cleison is the founder of Estía Training, a program he started in 2017 aimed at being a better resource for software learning for the next generation of software engineers. Cleison holds a Postgraduate diploma in the Analysis and developement of Web Systems, as well as an MBA in business management and a bachelors degree in Computer Science.