Today we’re talking to Lucas Mendes, Co-Founder of Revelo; and we discuss how the normalization of remote work is enabling companies to recruit tech talent from around the globe, how Revelo connects companies with pre-vetted developers in Latin America, and how Revelo uses their own service to hire great engineers internally. 

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About Lucas Mendes:

Co-founder of Revelo and a Venture Partner of Valor Capital Group, Lucas is also an advisor and board member to several other private companies, start-ups and portfolios. Previously, Lucas was a partner of Beleza na Web, a leading e-commerce company in the beauty and cosmetics space, and also worked at Bain & Company and Goldman Sachs. He holds an engineering degree from the University of São Paulo, a MSc from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and an MBA from Stanford University, where he was a Fundação Estudar fellow.

About Revelo:

Revelo, a technology company offering the largest online platform for US companies to hire Latin America-based remote software developers, was founded in 2015 by Lachlan de Crespigny and Lucas Mendes. Representing a talent pool of more than 100,000 technology professionals, Revelo’s platform enables US companies to source, hire and manage highly qualified, English-speaking, full-time remote tech talent in US time zones. With solutions for managing payroll, candidate benefits, taxes, and local compliance, Revelo provides an end-to-end, turnkey solution for sourcing, hiring and managing hard-to-find software developers quickly and easily. Revelo has helped hundreds of companies, from startups to Fortune 500s, build and scale their software and technology teams.

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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