Hello, I’m Danilo da Silva, a Brazilian currently living in The Netherlands.

As an experienced Agile leader with focus on product development, team management and solutions design, my passions are in building products and helping teams (over)achieve their goals, always using data to make better decisions and improve customer experience.

My personal vision statement is: Data is key to lead us to sound decisions. Along the way we’ll make mistakes and with those, we will learn to become better..”

Product management, leading portfolios of different team sizes and locations (onsite and offshore). Practicing servant leadership, using Agile Methodologies to develop products and services of value to end users.

I've been responsible for building departments, team workflows, procedures and common vision.

I love doing what I do.

Product Management

Data Analysis (R, Excel, MySQL)

PHP, Perl, Python

Management / Strategy

2022 - current

EPAM Systems, Hoofddorp, NL

Senior Product Manager

As a Senior Product Manager, my main responsibilities are:
* Build Value for our Clients; cultivating collaboration, strategic alignment and end-to-end integrated planning and execution.
* Manage product vision, strategy and roadmaps by being responsible for E2E Product Lifecycle & Business Value Delivery for clients in various industries in the EMEA region.
* Help build EPAM's Product Management competency and capabilities by participating in different initiatives (recruitment, onboarding, mentoring and others).

Currently in an Agile Development Project (Product Strategy, Design and Delivery) for one of the world's leading telecom companies, in its Enterprise Division.

2014 - 2021

Myngle B.V., Amsterdam, NL

Director of Technology and Operations

Company transitioned from B2C to B2B operations doubling in staff size, multiple times over growth in revenue.

Main responsibility: process optimization and structuring of multiple departments (Education, Technology, Customer Service, Sales, 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, R language for statistical computing, Python).

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 offshore development teams to build an entire synchronous language learning platform serving thousands of business clients. PHP, MySQL, Linux and FreeBSD, did code reviews and wrote feature description. Also produced projects for third party partners such as Randstad and KLM. Deliverables with deployment cycles of around 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.


University at Buffalo

Blockchain Specialization


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Analytics Edge - MITx


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

Certified SAFe® 6 Agilist

Scaled Agile Inc

Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner


Scaled Professional Scrum™ (SPS)


Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Project Management Institute

Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II)


Professional Scrum Master - PSM I


PRINCE2® Project Manager (PR2P)