CV | Danilo da Silva

Hello, I’m Danilo da Silva, from Brazil currently living in The Netherlands since 2008.

The best asset I am proud of is in taking responsibility as a team leader to create and execute business strategies set forward by senior business executives. Having worked across multiple business sectors, I have demonstrated excellent capacity in learning fast to provide measurable positive results in a very short time range.

My personal vision statement is: “Always go above and beyond, because then they have no choice but to reward you.”

Project management, leading project portfolios of different team sizes and locations (including off-shore). Practicing servant leadership, using Agile Methodologies to develop products and services of value to end users.

In multiple times was responsible for creating departments, its policies, team workflows and procedures.

I love doing what I do.

Project Management

Data Analysis (R, Excel, MySQL)

PHP, Perl, Python

Management / Strategy

2014 - Present

Myngle B.V., Amsterdam, NL

Director of Technology and Operations

Company transitioned from B2C to B2B operations going slightly above double growth in staff size.

Main responsibility: process optimization and structuring of multiple departments (Education, Technology, Customer Service, Accounting and Finance). Ensuring company strategy is aligned with all team members, providing guidance, coaching and expertise assistance as needed. Also overseeing staffing recruitment and selection process.

Others: Business intelligence data analysis (Excel, MySQL and R language for statistical computing).

2008 - 2013

Myngle B.V., Amsterdam, NL

Director of Technology

Company achieved over 2 million EUR in funding, winning multiple awards such as European Venture Summit and Accenture Innovation.

Main responsibility: through Agile principles (Scrum, Kanban, XP) lead in-house and off-shore development teams to build an entire synchronous language learning platform serving thousands of business clients. Also produced projects for third party clients such as Randstad and KLM. Deliverables with deployment cycles of around 1-2 weeks.

2007 - 2008

Myngle B.V., Fortaleza, Brazil - Amsterdam, NL

Co-founder and Manager of Education

Was one of the founding team members involved in the development of the company's Business Plan.

Main responsibility: worked directly with the CEO to define strategy for online synchronous foreign language learning. Worked with cross-functional teams in multiple countries to facilitate definition and implementation of technical tools, procedures for Live online lessons.

2004 - 2006

Berlitz International, Fortaleza, Brazil

Manager of Education

Company reached the top-ten biggest Berlitz Language Center franchises in Latin America and second with highest sales growth in 2005.

Main responsibility: create and execute pedagogical, logistical, inside sales, marketing and customer service areas of the Language Center, in accordance to HQ's overall mission guidance. Branch doubled in size (revenues and staffing) and obtained lowest customer drop-off rate since its start.


Johns Hopkins University

Specialization, Data Science


The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Specialization, Business Foundations


Accredited by PeopleCERT Group, aligned with ASQ

Six Sigma Green Belt

1998 - 2002

University of Missouri (Honors)

Psychology - cum laude

Sociology - cum laude

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Project Management Institute

Professional Scrum Master - PSM I

PRINCE2® Foundation in Project Management (PR2F)