Carlos Kokron

Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures

Carlos Kokron is a Vice President and Managing Director, Latin America based in São Paulo, Brazil. Carlos has 15 years of experience in the ITC industry, having invested in and worked with young and growth stage technology companies as a VC/PE investment professional in Latin America and the United States for over 10 years. Prior to joining Qualcomm Ventures he was responsible for Intel’s business with Service Providers in Latin America. Earlier Kokron was Director of Intel Capital for Latin America and Southwest U.S. and Partner at Stratus Group in Brazil responsible for the firm’s Growth Capital platform.

He started his career as an engineer in process industries having held positions in operations and process engineering, as well as strategic planning and corporate finance at Unilever in Brazil and at Unocal 76 (now Chevron) in California. Kokron holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering and has earned his MBA from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.