Walter Bernacca started his career in the entertainment industry at the young age of 17, and quickly became one the best-know DJs and Music Producers in Brazil, working with record labels such as Polygram / Universal, EMI, and BMG/Ariola. Many awards later, Walter moved to the United States, where he established a successful audio and video import / export company, catering to radio and TV stations, as well as professional DJs.
However, his creative side was never put to rest, and in 2000 Walter entered the television and film industry, working with companies such as HBO/Cinemax, Univision, E! Entertainment, and Warner Bros, among others. He quickly engaged in multiple roles as a director, producer, editor, and colorist in the production of documentaries, movies, TV shows, and commercials.
In 2009, Walter was given the opportunity to return to Brazil to create content and manage the post-production of local TV network shows.
At that time, he set foot into the Technology and Marketing worlds, creating the digital campaigns “Incentive and Movement (Cereal Bar)” and “Brigadeirão Time (Wow! with Nescau),” among others. Walter also developed marketing strategies for personalities such as the Brazilian TV host Rosana Jatobá.
As the portable device market evolved, Walter began to envision the endless opportunities and possibilities for/and within mobile devices and tablets, soon creating a wide variety of apps, including Ana Gourmet, developed in partnership with Wetie for Brazilian TV host Ana Maria Braga (highest-paid TV host in the world, according to People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid television hosts for 2014).
Finding a new passion in the Technology field, Walter became an angel investor in companies such as Saloote, Social Miner, and 99jobs, and moved back to the United States, where he continued focusing on special solutions for unique everyday needs.
The latest products he has worked with include Shoes Dsire, offering a revolutionary computer vision and machine learning and platform for shoes, and Saloote, an online platform that brings the music world together by creating music video mashups and showcasing talent through collaborative user-friendly video tools.
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