As President, Hélio is integral to Hexagon Mining’s vision of smart change. Born and raised in Brazil, and fluent in English and Spanish, Hélio earned degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial marketing before traveling the Americas for 25 years, helping to start businesses, and managing all aspects of global operations – from sales and marketing to development and finance.
Hélio began his career at Semco S.A. as a sales engineer before spending seven years at Sisgraph, now a Hexagon-owned business, where he was responsible for sales and pre-sales activities. After Sisgraph, Hélio spent 18 years at PTC (formerly Parametric Technology Corporation) – one of the world’s top 15 independent software companies. He built successful teams, negotiated global deals, and managed multi-million-dollar sales channels. Just before joining Hexagon Mining he was Area Vice President for PTC Latin America.