These are the people that make Next Security your next security partner:
Entrepreneur since a young age, as a sophomore University student he saw an opportunity into the life safety and security industry and founded the company in 2012 in partnership with his brother Vinicius Marques on their college dorm. Graduated in Finance and Accounting from the Temple University has worked at an early age in different business segments which defined him as a visionary and a passionate leader. Bruno is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish.
In partnership with his brother Bruno, Vinicius founded the company in 2012 from their college dorm. Always with an entrepreneur mindset, Vinicius brings in technology innovations that help the company processes and immediately improve the way customers do business with Next security. Vinicius has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University and has worked in a variety of areas such as Logistics, Procurement, and Finance.
He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and some French.
She supports the whole business operations, as well as account receivables and human resources. With a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from Florida International University, she has more than 15 years in business management and runs the day-to-day operations.
Responsible for the direct customer base assistance, Jose brings hands-on experience to the team. Prior to his current position, he worked as an installer and programmer of low voltage systems (CCTV, Home Theater Systems, Smart Lighting, Automation systems, etc). He also has worked in customer service and sales assistance.
Working at the company since 2017, Martino is responsible to grow and manage Next Security's direct customer base. With experience in customer service and sales, Martino brings knowhow about the fire systems industry to help clients to choose the best solution to their needs.
Martino is fluent in English and has advanced knowledge of Italian.
Aidar is Next’s sales representative. He is responsible for the direct customer assistance. Started in the fire alarm market at age 16, and worked previously with Bosch. He has large technical sales knowledge and is certified in Edwards EST3, Siemens Fire Systems, Lenel, Bosch Fire Systems, Tyco, Vault and Aritech, among other brands in the market.
Cristian Whang is responsible for the direct customer assistance. Based in São Paulo, he started his sales career at his family business from an early age. He worked in Australia as a sales representative and later in Korea as international export marketing.
Cristian is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Korean.
Victor is the Sales VP’ assistant. He is responsible for providing customer support and relationships. With experience in logistics and customer service in different market segments, he graduated in international business at UMESP and has a master's degree in supply chain management from FECAP.
Rafael is Next’s sales representative. He is responsible for the direct customer assistance. Rafael has experience in sales and marketing, graduated in Supply Chain Management and has an MBA in Foreign Trade.
Eduardo is responsible for providing customer support and sales assistance. He has worked directly with customer support and management, operations, and sales, in different segments, such as logistics and IT, and has established relationships with customers from several different countries in the world.
Eduardo is fluent in Portuguese, English and French.
Lily is responsible for creating and completing both client and vendor’s RMAs process (return merchandise authorization process). She is also the person who assists customers with any issues/problems they might have with the units they purchased.
Thais Santana is the Purchase manager at Next Security. Thais leads the team on all tasks such as placing orders, follow-up with vendors, inventory control and pricing. Responsible for the international and national purchasing negotiation with focus on process improvement and cost reduction. Foreign Trade professional with a bachelor’s degree in international business, she has 10 years of experience coordinating import and export shipments, working with sea and air shipments, processes from the Miami - USA and Europe, placing orders with vendors, follow-up and negotiation of international and national purchasing.
Giovanna is responsible for the analysis of sales performance of units across all brands to place new orders with vendors according to the forecasted demand; to follow up with the inbound delivery of products to make sure orders arrive on time and in perfect conditions; and to look for better prices and availability on alternative sources to fulfill the customer’s needs. Graduated in International Businesses, worked in supply chain areas with vendors from different continents since the beginning of her career.
Fluent in Portuguese and English and advanced knowledge of Italian.
Alexi is responsible for order placement, follow-up with vendors, monitoring of inventory and optimization of pricing and purchasing processes. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from UNIFESP. He has experience with management of purchase contracts, contract negotiation, scheduling of payments to vendors to maintain accounts in good condition and procurement.
Kevin is responsible for ensuring the up-to-date payments of bills, always looking for the best deals and savings options that will promote the best prices while providing a stable cash flow. Kevin brings his experience as a financial specialist that already worked on big and small enterprises, has deep experience on all administrative processes for companies, including, but not limited to AP, AR, Audit, Bank process, Credit card reconciliations, creation and standardization of processes, training and management.
Yan is responsible for the company’s expenses and bills. He is also responsible for ensuring constantly improvements in payments management. He managed the payment of suppliers and the fixed expenses as well as corporate cards reconciliation. Yan is studying economics at UNIP.
Graduated in technology management from Universidade Paulista (UNIP – São Paulo/Brazil), he has +15 years of experience in technological infrastructure management. He is responsible for Next Security’s IT and Technical departments. Maldonado detains certifications on Microsoft, Fortinet, Bosch Fire Systems, Firelite, Silent Knight and Wheelock.
With more than 15 years of experience with development and implementation in the retail sector, Thiago is the office manager and responsible for IT support for the São Paulo office. Graduated as Systems Analysis and Development and currently studying IT management at Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (UNICID – São Paulo/Brazil). email@example.com
Omar is Next’s warehouse manager. He oversees the warehouse team and coordinates all operations and procedures, supervising the receiving and allocating departments along with the shipments of all orders, small and large.
Stephani supports the top management of the company as secretary and personal assistant. She also works as receptionist at Next’s office in Brazil. She has a bachelor in Translating and Interpreting at Universidade Nove de Julho (SP) and is studying Trilingual Executive Assistant at Anhembi Morumbi
Stephani is fluent in Portuguese, English, Italian and has good knowledge of Spanish.