Cesar Villares

Elected 2015’s Sports Executive by Maquina do Esporte Media, played college tennis and studied Business & Communication at Concordia University, Irvine. He began his career at Lagardère Sports, where he worked in the tennis division.  Returning to Brazil, he opened the talents division at IMG Brazil becoming the VP Talent business where he managed the portfolio of clients including surfing world champion Gabriel Medina, F1 driver Felipe Nasr, and Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva. He has also negotiated  contracts for athletes like Neymar and former 3 times French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten. Cesar participated actively in the creation of the Rio Open ATP 500 event and negotiated multi year deals for different sport events. After 9 years of experience at the largest sports management groups in the world, he joined Marc to found Go4it.