Cassio Audi; Drummer Turned CFO

Cassio Audi is a business executive who served as a band member in the eighties. He was a member of Viper. This is a Brazilian heavy metal band. The group came together in 1985 and Audi joined as the drummer. The band was influenced by British rock and other genres. They developed their distinct sound as time went on.

They recorded a demo tape known as “The Killera Sword” in 1985. They proceeded to start recording their album after the success of the tape. They released “Soldiers of Sunrise” in 1987. The band incorporated flawed English and did some basic production. Viper impressed many people because of the degree of talent that they showcased despite their age. All members were still teenagers at the time of the release of the album.

They released their sophomore album known as “Theatre of Fate” two years later. The album featured some fan favorites including “Moonlight Sonata” and “Living for the Night.” “Theatre of Fate” received international acclaim after it was released in several countries. It was a hit in Japan. It outsold albums from popular bands including Van Halen and Nirvana. Audi received songwriting credits for his contributions to the production of the album. Audi later parted ways with the band to focus on his studies.

Audi left the band to study at PUC Sao Paulo in 1989. Audi graduated from the school with a degree in Business. He is able to work well with international clients because of his proficiency in Spanish and English. He started his career as a fixed income analyst and a trader at JP Morgan Chase. Audi went on to join Dow Chemical as a senior financial analyst in 1996. Audi has an MBA from the University of Sao Paulo where he graduated in 1999. He was soon appointed the chief financial officer of Gillette in Brazil.

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