Eduardo Pontes

Co-Founder, StoneCo
He has held the position of member of the Advisory Committee of DLP Capital LLC since 2014. Mr. Pontes is a founding partner of Arpex Capital Investimentos, an investment company, since 2011. While at Arpex, he founded Stone Pagamentos and Mundipagg, two of our subsidiaries. He has also served on the board of directors of several companies, whether in a capacity as member or advisor, including Site Blindado S.A. and MOIP Pagamentos S.A. In 2015, he founded Braspag Tecnologia em Pagamentos, a service provider of payment solutions in Latin America, where he served as CEO until 2009. In 2007, he founded Netcredit, a consumer credit company that is geared towards facilitating business growth by offering extended payment terms and emphasizing digital credit approval processes. Between 2012 and 2015, he served as indirect controlling shareholder of Sieve Group Brasil Tecnologia S.A. through certain investment vehicles. Mr. Pontes served as the CEO of Stone Pagamentos S.A. since its inception until early 2018. Mr. Pontes completed studies in data processing from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro in 2000, an MBA degree in e-business from Fundação Getulio Vargas in 2001, and also completed the Owner President Manager Program at Harvard Business School in 2010. We believe that Mr. Pontes is well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors given his extensive experience in the financial technology sector and background as a founder of certain of our subsidiaries and one of our executives since inception.