Cesar Villares


Elected 2015’s Sports Executive by Maquina do Esporte Media, studied Business and Communication at Concordia University,where he was part of the Varsity Tennis team and captain in his senior year. He began his career at Lagardère Sports, where he worked in the tennis division. Returning to Brazil, he opened the talents division at IMM, a joint venture between IMG (NY) and Mubadala Development Company (Abu Dhabi) 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, Gustavo Kuerten and Zico, and participated actively in the creation of the Rio Open ATP 500 event. After 9 years of experience at the largest sports management groups in the world, he joined Marc to found Go4it.