Welcome to Neofelis — Where Vision Meets Expertise
Founded by Eduardo de Barros, Neofelis is more than just an executive search firm. It is the culmination of a rich global experience and a deep understanding of the transformative power of exceptional leadership. Known in the industry as ‘The CIO Headhunter,’ Eduardo has earned his reputation by consistently delivering bespoke recruitment solutions across continents— from Europe to Asia Pacific, the Middle East and most recently the United States.
Eduardo de Barros

Eduardo has successfully served organisations undergoing significant transformations to strategically enhance their technological and executive leadership. His approach is uniquely high-touch and confidential, valued by CEOs and C-suite executives across various industries. Clients praise his agility, deep market understanding, and relentless dedication to not only meeting but exceeding expectations. Eduardo’s expertise is particularly noted in building leadership teams for large enterprises and driving scale-up success stories, making him an indispensable advisor in your search for transformative leadership

What sets us apart:
At Neofelis, we believe that true success is about understanding the heartbeat of every company and matching it with leadership talent that doesn’t just fit but transforms. Our approach is high-touch and strictly confidential, reflecting the trust placed in us by the world’s leading enterprises and skyrocketing scale-ups alike.

  1. Global Reach, Boutique Experience:
    • We combine the extensive network capabilities of a global player with the personalized service of a boutique firm. This unique mix ensures that our partners receive unparalleled attention and expertise tailored specifically to their needs.

  2. Proven Track Record:
    • Our proven track record is backed by testimonials from top-tier executives and a repeat clientele that regards Neofelis as a partner of choice for navigating the complex landscape of C-level executive placements.

  3. Expertise Across Sectors:
    • While our core strength lies in technology leadership placements, including CIOs, CTOs, and direct reports, we are equally adept at securing top-tier talent for roles such as CMO, CPO, and Head of New Markets in scale-up environments.

  4. Innovative Strategy:
    • Our search methodology is dynamic and innovative. Our boutique dimension enables a true bespoke approach for every search, adding creativity and lateral thinking to the search methodologies. For you, this means access to talent far beyond the willingness of reach offered by traditional executive search firms.

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