Co-founder & Managing Partner, Kaszek Ventures
Hernan Kazah is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Kaszek Ventures, a Venture Capital firm focused in the technology industry in Latin America. Before Kaszek Ventures, he cofounded MercadoLibre (Nasdaq: MELI), Latin America’s largest ecommerce and online payments platform, where he worked for 12 years – first 9 years as COO and last 3 years as CFO. Prior to this, Mr. Kazah worked as Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble Co. and was a finance analyst at the United Nations Development Program and in a stock brokerage firm. He currently sits on the board of several technology firms such as Technisys, BelezaNaWeb, DrConsulta, PetLove, Kekanto and is also a board member at Lavca (Latin American Venture Capital Association).
Mr. Kazah received an MBA from Stanford University and graduated magna cum laude in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires. He was selected Endeavor Entrepreneur in 1999, chosen Established Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2009, and awarded “The Outstanding Young Persons of Argentina” recognition by the Junior Chamber International in 2004.