Daniel Villela Plotrino

Director & Founder, Akaty Innovation


Latin America




Daniel Plotrino is entrepreneur, technology executive and innovation expert. He co-founded the startups Vivant, Wearbee and was CTO of IoT Experience, a knowledge platform developing the Internet of Things. Most recently founded Akaty Innovation, a company dedicated to accelerating corporate innovation and startups growth.
He is Director at FIESP (Federation of Industry from São Paulo State), the largest Brazilian industry sector entity, representing more than 130,000 industries and hosting the largest startups hub from Latin America, where he is helping to develop the Brazilian startups ecosystem and connecting it with other around the globe.
He is also speaker, mentor and advisor in private and governmental programs for startup development.

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.