What You Need to Know About Entrepreneur Haroldo Jacobovicz
Haroldo Jacobovicz is an entrepreneur who works in the telecom industry. He’s a serial entrepreneur who has founded Horizons Telecom, e-Governe Group and Horizons Datacenter. His goal with each of these companies was to combine talented employees, technical excellence and strategic resources to build something much greater than its parts. These companies have transformed industries across Brazil, including both those in the private and public sectors. Both his father and mother were civil engineers. Both of them inspired him as they created great things. Haroldo Jacobovicz enrolled at the Federal University of Paraná to study civil engineering himself. After four and a half years, he decided to switch to information technologies, as they lined up better with his interests. He often read newspapers and magazines about technology and decided he wanted to create advances in that area.
The first company he created was Microsystem, which he co-founded with three friends. Their technology was designed to help small to medium-sized companies automate their cash and inventory management. While what they created was effective, it didn’t catch on as companies in Brazil weren’t ready to automate these areas. The business closed down within a year.
After careful research, Haroldo Jacobovicz decided that the size of businesses targeted by Microsystem were too small. He learned that large corporations were ready to automate some of their practices. After working for ExxonMobil for a number of years, he returned to entrepreneurship. He first founded e-Governe, and then his other businesses. He has now been in the business of IT for more than 30 years.
His advice to other entrepreneurs is to get up early, stay fit and be disciplined. Haroldo Jacobovicz gets up at 6:00 am and starts his day with an hour of exercise. This not only keeps him healthy but improves his disposition. He said this morning routine has had a huge positive impact on his energy and mood throughout his busy days.