Head of EMEA Fraud & Security
Carlos is a thought leader, with a solid 7-years career in SAS currently responsible to defining the go-to-market strategy, business development and support of implementations across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. He leads the Fraud & Security Intelligence Customer Advisory Team of fraud experts, engineers and data scientists, based in London UK.
From 2018 to 2019, Sovegni was responsible for the Consulting Services area in Brazil, managing more than +120 consultants (SAS + Partners) with +70 projects per year and accountable for more than U$ 11M in revenues and U$ 15M on services sales per year. Additionally, from 2013 to 2017, Sovegni was the responsible for the LATAM Fraud & Security Intelligence Practice focusing on developing go-to-market strategies, prospect new customers and drive sales in all countries. He leaded the team that have shifted the region from U$ 400k (2012) to + U$ 10M (2017) in new SW sales.
Sovegni also worked to Citigroup for more than 12 years being responsible for the Fraud Prevention Strategy Team inside the consumer business of the bank (Credicard and Citibank Brazil) defining all fraud prevention processes, policies and strategies and developing new projects. In addition, Sovegni has managed some others areas inside the bank like: Internal Control and Audit, Compliance, AML and Credit/Portfolio Risk Management. Previously, he had 3 years experience inside the Manufacturing Industry as an Industrial Engineer working with Lean Six Sigma as a Black Belt.
He is graduated as Mechanical Production Engineer at UNIFEI – SBC – Brazil, have an MBA of Finance, Controlling and Audit at FGV – SP – Brazil and a complementary MBA in International Executive Management at UCI – Irvine CA – USA.