DPG Engagement Professional


Alberto Machado 
Information Technology Leadership  

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Mr. Alberto Machado is an associate of Deer Park Group providing experienced merger & acquisition, strategic planning, and technology leadership for clients undergoing business transition. Mr. Machado has 25 years experience in technology leadership and operations and technology due diligence for merger and acquisitions at Ernst & Young. Alberto worked several years in technology advisory roles for Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Deer Park Group, Mr. Machado was a senior manager consultant with Ernst & Young where he performed operations and technology assessments of public and privately owned companies located in the United States, Latin America, and Europe for strategic and private equity acquirers. His diligence work included assessment of client strategic IT capabilities: organization and skills, business systems, infrastructure, communications, security, contingencies, and disaster recovery. Alberto identified methods for clients to meet leading IT practices and recommends solutions to mitigate risks. Alberto also has experience in system integration and complex corporate spin-offs.

Prior to E&Y, Mr. Machado was Information Services Manager at McDonald’s Corporation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At McDonald’s International Systems Group in Oak Brook, IL, he was the Business Systems Specialist for Latin America and Manager of R&D, where he developed and implemented strategic and tactical plans for Point of Sale (POS) and back-office systems for McDonald’s retail stores and a management information system for the country office in Brazil.

Prior to McDonald’s, Mr. Machado held IT leadership positions in automotive, consulting, and environmental control and monitoring industries. He has implemented SAP R/3 systems and developed proprietary software and hardware in the automotive testing industry. He implemented the Sao Paulo Air Pollution Monitoring Network in Brazil and was responsible for the operation, maintenance, and support of this system for over 11 years.

Mr. Machado holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial in Brazil and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has completed Green Belt training in Six Sigma. In addition to English, Alberto is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and holds dual-citizenship of the United States and Brazil.