Eduardo Bellani

Eduardo Bellani

Head of Technology at Brick Abode

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9 Years


Manager of Managers

Management Experience

Conflict solving

Hello everyone. I'm a CTO at Brick Abode (Custom Software Consultancy focused on delivering projects correct and on time). Been doing this for 3 years, and before that was a developer for about 10 years, developing all kinds of systems, mostly on lisp like languages (common lisp, clojure, scheme).

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How to Be an Effective New Manager
13 March

Eduardo Bellani talks about the necessity of changing your mindset when transitioning from IC to manager.

New Manager
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Eduardo Bellani

Eduardo Bellani

Head of Technology at Brick Abode

Hiring Pipeline for Passion and Talent
13 March

Eduardo Bellani describes his experience of putting together a new team and the pipeline he created for the hiring process.

Eduardo Bellani

Eduardo Bellani

Head of Technology at Brick Abode


Head Of Technology | Talent Acquisition | Software Team Leader | Business Analyst | Project Manager

Brick Abode

Dec 2015 - current

I was on ground 0 of this incredible adventure of trying to find the best talent available in Brazil and to help structure then into world-class teams. Brickabode is a special place. Here I had the pleasures of: ➥ Actively listen to customers so they get what they need; ➥ Craft documentation that creates business value and help these customers clarify their ideas; ➥ Structure a hiring pipeline that attracts the very best software engineering talent in the country; ➥ See what a world class software development team can do, and help then do it correctly and at the proper time to bring value for our customers. To give you a glance of the fun around here, so far, I have been personally involved in such incredible projects as: ➥ training the whole development division of one of the largest business intelligence companies in the country; ➥ a high performing auction house; ➥ an integration of a complex payment system with cutting edge data analytics and marketing automation tools; ➥ a data analytics platform specialized in video content for social media. Its been quite a ride so far, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Quite the contrary.

Business Analyst | Requirements Engineer | Data Analyst | DevOps | Senior Functional Programmer

Neoway Business Solutions

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015

Helped their fantastic prevention team helping to develop a custom business intelligence software application geared towards the banking sector to detected fraud and collusion. This involved: ➥ Interacting with the customer to clarify the requirements ➥ Helping to structure the team around the lifecycle of the product ➥ Handing off my part of the project to the team. The result of this was the successful completion of a critical project for one of their crucial customers in the banking sector.

Business Analyst | Senior Functional Programmer (Clojure) | Data Analyst | DevOps

Nubank Brasil

May 2015 - Aug 2015

I helped their research department by integrating several different data analysis sources, while also providing insights into their Clojure code base. I also participated in the initial efforts of their internal double entry accounting system. There I reported directly to their CTO, and I must say that I had a great time there, learning a lot from the most vibrant fintech company in Brazil.

Senior Functional Programmer (Common Lisp & Javascript ) | Requirements Engineer | Database Engineer


Jul 2013 - Feb 2015

Agri-Esprit was a formative experience for me. I worked with an extremely competent team building a ambitions ERP focused on the agricultural sector. The technology stack was superlative, based on Allegro Common Lisp and an agricultural ontology implemented in its database, AllegroGraph. There I was responsible for building reactive web applications and adapting their database to customer demands. Summing up, it was an incredible experience because: ➥ I was involved in building a state of the art ERP system for agriculture; ➥ Using a highly advanced technology (functional programming, reactive systems, graph databases); ➥ Working alongside a diverse, competent and engaged international team.

Senior Functional Programmer (Clojure & Ruby on Rails) | Requirements Engineer

Stack Builders

Dec 2012 - Jun 2013

At Stack Builders I observed the value of peer review and a leadership that cared about spreading knowledge while obtaining strong results. There I worked on 3 areas: ➥ as a senior developer with their international team delivering Ruby on Rails applications for their international customers. ➥ as the main developer integrating a system from one of their customers in the financial sector with the systems of the Central Bank of Nigeria. This was done by using a Clojure application interfacing with several Java web services and with cryptography packages. ➥ as the main developer doing a real-time simulator for an interactive lighting installation in NYC. This was also done in the functional programming language Clojure, mostly due to its support for reactive streams.

Team Leader | Senior Developer (Scheme | Clojure | Java) | Research Developer (ML)


Jan 2010 - Jan 2012

During this period in Neoway I led the efforts to produce a new version of their OCR Captcha recognition system. There I: ➥ Reported directly to the CTO; ➥ Restructured the development environment for research purposes; ➥ Recruited a team that was able to handle the task; ➥ Helped directly with the research and design the system, which involved such disparate approaches such as SVM, Deep Learning, Neural Networks, Intelligent Agents, and Functional Programming; ➥ Led the international team into the successful completion of the project, which improved the document retrieval process in more than 100% in some cases.

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