John Lima

I am an entrepreneur. In 1993 I co-founded Cyclades Corporation, a data center management company in Fremont, California. When Cyclades was sold in 2006, it was a global company present in 15 countries, selling to 85% of the Fortune 100 companies.
In 2008 I founded CoffeeBean Technology in Pleasanton, California, a business that is growing worldwide by helping our customers increase marketing ROI and customer satisfaction.

Renato Neves - R&D Director

Renato Neves holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) and is Software Engineering Specialist from Unicamp. As a computer enthusiast, has been leader of the FURG's robot soccer team working with Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence techniques and is now dedicated in learning and applying the best standards, architectures and new technologies in Software Engineering in the Coffee Bean Technology products. Renato currently lives in Campinas, Brazil.

Ariana Luna - Marketing Manager

Ariana graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing. Her role at Coffee Bean Technology is creating website content, customer use case and marketing campaigns. She also helps in acquiring leads in the USA, Europe and Brazil. She speaks fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese, German and French.

Sales team

George Rojas - Business Development Manager

George Rojas has a background that spans within various industries; IT, real estate and fitness. While in IT for over 20 years, George was involved in projects including data center moves, installation of a regional data center from the ground up and deployment of an automated distribution center system. At Cisco Systems George was responsible for Voicemail Network Integration projects and the VOIP Solution Deployment in Latin America. Recently George managed the sales of fitness equipment. George lives in Northern California.

Tony Newman - EMEA Sales Director

Tony has worked with John Lima since 2003 and was the Cyclades VP for Sales in EMEA. Tony has previously held senior management roles in Bull and UUNet prior to their acquisition by Verizon. Tony currently lives in the Lake District, UK.

Nazmi Karatas - Business Development Manager - Germany and EMEA

Nazmi Karatas is an achieved sales professional who meets and exceeds his sales target continuously. He is very committed to his customers and is always willing to go an extra mile for them. Nazmi is a team player with strong skills in building relationships.

Gustavo Souza - Business Development Manager

Gustavo Souza is a Business Development Manager at CoffeeBean. With a degree in marketing, PR and advertising and with acquired extension courses in Digital Marketing at ESPM, he has worked with companies like Editora Abril, HSM and Submarino.com. In addition, he had the exciting opportunity to venture on his own startup for a year and a half. He was invited to teach at universities such as Cásper Líbero and PUC in São Paulo, Brazil, in the areas of Social Communication and Law. He has a widespread knowledge of the innovation and intelligence market online.

Ramon Maciel - Sales Engineer

Ramon Maciel is a Sales Engineer at CoffeeBean. His studies in Software Engineering were taken in France, Australia and Brazil, where he graduated from the State University of Campinas. Since then, Ramon has been dedicating himself to the latest technologies, having worked with virtual reality, artificial intelligence, mobile applications and web development, always looking for technological innovation.

Douglas Rondon - Sales Engineer

Douglas Rondon is a Sales Engineer at CoffeeBean. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of São Paulo, where he was a teaching assistant for Operating Systems and did research in the field of Software Engineering. He also studied technology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he lived for one year and a half.