Haroldo Jacobovicz is the founder and chairman of several telecoms and communication firms. He has built his career by developing and investing in transformational technologies over the years. The business leader founded Horizons Telecom and Horizons Data Center, where he currently works as the chairman of the board. From a young age, the Brazilian entrepreneur has always expressed interest in opportunities due to technological trends.
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In 1982, Haroldo Jacobovicz partnered with several friends and launched a Microsystem startup specializing in helping other businesses improve and streamline inventory management. Although the startup collapsed, the businessman learned vital lessons, which have been very helpful throughout his entrepreneurial career.
Additionally, it enabled him to realize there were numerous computing and information technology opportunities. Haroldo later moved to Esso, where he held several roles, including the head of new business in Rio de Janeiro. Under his leadership, Horizons Telecom has made a transformational impact on his fellow Brazilians.
The organization is rated one of the most successful telecom businesses in the country for high-quality equipment for customers and having a 100% fiber-optic network. After years of researching technological trends in Brazil, Haroldo Jacobovicz decided to establish Horizons Datacenter, a startup specializing in innovative cloud computing solutions to local businesses.
The CEO’s parents were civil engineers and were his role models. Her mother earned recognition for being the first female civil engineer at the time. On the other hand, his father was involved in constructing key road projects and worked as a university professor.
Haroldo Jacobovicz was often fascinated by his parents’ work, and he decided to follow in their footsteps. His dream led him to study civil engineering at the Federal University of Parana. He started gaining interest in information technologies during his studies at the educational institution. Haroldo Jacobovicz’s: Twitter.