Alexandre Hohagen is the CEO of Nobox and an investor and board advisor with more than 20 years of experience in technology and media in Latin America and US Hispanics.
Until June of last year, Hohagen was the Vice President for Facebook in Latin America & US Hispanics, position he held since February 2011.
Before Facebook, Hohagen was responsible for initiating Google’s operations in Latin America and the first Latin-American to hold a VP position in both companies. Between 2005 and 2011 he led the company’s operations in more than 20 countries with offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
Hohagen also held the position of Head of Global Sales in the U.S. and vice president of advertising and e-commerce for UOL (Universo Online). Before UOL, he was General Manager for HBO in Brazil, where he led the commercial area of the premium channels (HBO, Warner). In his early career years he worked for Dow Chemical Company, Boehringer Ingelheim and ABN Amro Bank.
Alexandre was awarded Brazil’s “TopTech Executive” in both 2008 and 2011, offered by the newspaper Valor Economico. The site Computerworld Brazil highlighted him as one of the 10 most influential executives in the technology sector and the magazine Proxxima as one of the 10 most innovative executives in the country. In 2014, Exame
Magazine appointed Hohagen as one of the most reputable executives in Brazil. In 2015, magazine GQ Brazil nominated Hohagen as “The Builder” in recognition to the companies he helped building in Latin America.
Hohagen also serves on the Advisory Board of international companies and has recently acquired one of the most innovative advertising agency in Miami, Nobox, where he is acting as CEO.
Alexandre has a degree in journalism and advertising, a master’s degree in Human Resources from University of Sao Paulo and people management courses at IMD (Switzerland), FGV (Brazil) and IIHR (Netherlands).