César Gon is an entrepreneur in the digital/IT space. In 1995, at the age of 23, he founded CI&T, a pioneering IT service company with the goal of transforming the archaic global IT industry through High Performance Teams. CI&T has now operations in Brazil, Argentina, USA, Japan and China and was recently ranked as one of the top 25 Brazilian multinationals (SOBEET) and one of the global leaders in IT services (Fortune/IAOP).

Since 2003, he has been leading mobilization efforts for Brazil's competitiveness and entrepreneurship. Currently he is the CEO of Ci&T, and also investor and board member of several startups. Gon is a Computer Engineer, with a masters degree in Computer Science from the State University of Campinas. Has three children, loves wines, cigars and football.