Alexandre Tarifa

Alexandre Tarifa

Interaction Design

São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil


  • Interaction Design


Since 2011, Alexandre is building native apps (Android and iOS) to help people's health and wellness.

His apps Dieta e Saúde and Techonutri were downloaded more than 22 million times and are the winners of several awards for the best applications of the year in both Brazil and Mexico.

Bachelor of Computer Science from the Methodist University of São Paulo and the post-graduate degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of São Carlos.

Alexandre was recognized by Microsoft, with the title of Most Valuable Professional (MVP), specializing in Visual Developer - Visual Basic .NET from 2004 to 2011, and in ASP.NET/IIS from 2012 to 2017.

He’s a speaker at many major events such as Microsoft TechEd 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, TDC São Paulo 2012, 13:14, Campus Party (several editions), RJ QCon 2015 and SP 2016 and, 2017, Google Dev Fest 2015 and more. Creator of Codificando .Net Brazilian community and Mobile Real Experience Conference.

Also presented at business events such as Health 2.0 Health & Fitness 2014 E-Commerce Forum Brazil 2013, Epicentro 2012 and ENE 2014 foundation study.

He is the author of three books; with the most prominent: "Developing commercial applications with Visual Basic .NET" and "Developing commercial applications with C#" - both bestselling.