Daniel Plotrino

Director & Founder, Akaty Innovation


Latin America




Daniel is a passioned entrepreneur and innovation leader. Founder or Vivant, Portal Fitz and most recently Akaty, a company dedicated to accelerate corporate innovation programs connecting with the startups ecosystem. Co-producer of the event platform IoT Experience, supporting the Internet of Things business development in Brazil. Recently he joined the advisory board of Idea Lunchbox, a startup internationalization hub based in Chicago. In the Brazilian startup ecosystem he is director at Federation of Industry from São Paulo State, supporting the startups ecosystem growth connecting with the industry sector. In the public sector he is mentor of the startups acceleration program from Brazilian Ministry of Economy and advisory board member of the technology acceleration program from São Paulo city hall. He is also business consultant screening startups for the TV show Shark Tank Brazil.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote Placing the machines to perform the mechanical jobs will give us the time to create and choose to do what we really love.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020