Gilsinei Hansen is the COO of the Software Division since January 2022 and an executive of companies of the Group since June 2021, when the acquisition of Linx by Stone was approved by CADE (the Brazilian Antitrust Authority in Brazil). Gilsinei formerly was the Head of Linx Core operations from 2016 to 2021. Including Linx, Gilsinei has over 30 years of experience in Brazilian software companies. From 2009 to 2016 he served as Executive Vice President of Product Marketing and R&D for Totvs. Prior to that, Gilsinei served as Business Development Director of Datasul from 2006 to 2008. Between 1999 and 2006, he founded and lead a Datasul´s Franchisee. Gilsinei has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of Joinville Region with MBA in Marketing and Communication from the same institution and a master's degree in Production Engineering from Federal University of Santa Catarina.