Antonio Gesteira is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Technology segment and is based in São Paulo. He is a seasoned e-discovery and forensic technology expert with more than 20 years of experience in supporting complex investigations and litigation.
Mr. Gesteira has delivered more than 300 projects spanning emerging technology, data services, information security, internal and external audit support, and electronic tax consulting across a variety of industries. He has led large investigations and risk management efforts in Brazil and internationally. As the Technology segment’s leader for the Brazilian market, Mr. Gesteira works with clients to address a broad range of corporate risk and respond to high-stakes legal and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting’s Technology segment, Mr. Gesteira was Managing Director of the forensic practice at ICTS Protiviti in Brazil, where he served as a leader for computer forensic investigations, e-discovery vendor management, cyber response services, and data services. In that role, he grew the practice through the creation of new capabilities and extending the team’s reach to clients in previously unaddressed industry segments.
Mr. Gesteira has also held e-discovery and forensic technology roles within Big Four consulting firms, including serving as a partner and head of the forensic practice at KPMG Brazil, where he earned numerous accolades for his market leadership.
Mr. Gesteira earned a B.A. degree in business administration with a specialization in international trade from Universidade São Judas Tadeu; a post-degree in information technology with a specialization in internet consultancy from Faculdades Associadas de São Paulo; and completed the Washington D.C. Latin America Leadership Development Program in leadership, coaching, and innovation at Georgetown University. He is a native Portuguese speaker, fluent in English, and an advanced Spanish speaker.