Flavio Pinto

Doctoral Researcher @ Loughborough University London

Flavio is a doctoral researcher within the Institute for Digital Technologies, but his contribution also extends to the Institute for Sport Business. A former engineer and businessman, Flavio is keen to develop this research where innovative digital technologies are expected to help tackling the problem of doping in sports.

Flavio is originally from Brazil and is currently studying a PhD under the Institute for Digital Technologies. He holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering from Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil), an MSc in Business Administration from IBMEC Business School (Brazil) and an MSc in Internet Technologies with Management from Loughborough University London.

Prior to his studies at Loughborough University London, Flavio spent over fifteen years in the telecommunications industry, occupying Sales Management, Business Development and Systems Engineering positions at global high-tech companies. Most recently he specialized in the Satellite Communications niche, strategizing technical solutions, developing businesses and leading sales processes for diverse networking scenarios of corporate customers in Brazil and Latin America. After moving to the UK in 2017, Flavio decided to take new career paths, expanding his knowledge into new domains of the high-tech sector, so he embarked on an Internet Technologies masters at Loughborough University London. It was here that Flavio renewed and diversified his interests in the field, leading him to engage in this PhD research.