A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to talk with Gustavo Bakai and learn more about how and why Voit came to life.
Today I have the pleasure to share this interview I did with Thiago Paz, CTO and Co-Founder at Voit.
In this interview you will learn about Voit plans to start business and Europe and their plan for the future.
If you are looking for an opportunity in the sports tech industry, go to our platform and apply now to work with Thiago and Gustavo at Voit. One of the most promising Brazilian startups.
Thanks for taking the time, Thiago!
Thiago, before we start, can you share with us what’s your professional and academic background and your relationship with the sports industry?
I have a strong background in IT & Project Management — digital disruption always led my ways, and that’s what made me look forward to the entrepreneur journey. I love sports since I was a child: soccer, swimming, running, cycling, e-sports. I’ve practiced all of them! Voit is the first opportunity that I have to work with sports, and I drive it with passion. My academic background is a BBA from the Universidade Federal do Paraná, and Big Data and Analytical Intelligence from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná.
Even with the pandemic and all challenges, Voit keeps on growing. What are your plans to start to have a presence in Europe?
We’re running some research to understand the second hand and sports goods market in Europe. We understand that as a natural move for us, to go global, but that is the second step in our product development.
You just opened 2 new positions at Voit — Market Research Intern and Commercial Intern — both positions are Remote based in Europe. What kind of skills sets are you looking for? What are your expectations?
We like to imagine Voit as a huge sports’ team, where there’s always a goal to be achieved. This result needs to be what moves all of our athletes. And this athlete must have the discipline and focus to become the best in his position. By that, we expect the best results and the best players in the league.
As the new generation is looking for a place where they can create value and show their skills, what will be their main obligations working at Voit?
Seek for solutions and be ready to receive new challenges — all the value created will be a consequence of these movements.
What tips (3) do you have for candidates applying to work at Voit?
Be willing to learn and develop;
Be focused on results;
Seeking to be the best in your role.
From your point of view, what do you see as the main benefits in starting a career in a sports tech like Voit?
We seek to develop talents. We are a team that wants to see great people become the best in the world. Those who embark on this journey with us will face challenges that will develop them day after day.
A final message to our audience?
The world needs more people willing to do things differently, to create a more sustainable and fair planet. We understand that sport is one of the great tools for this to happen. At Voit, we’re looking to do different things for a different world in the future — and we’re looking for people who want to live this epic journey with us.