managing Partner, Santander InnoVentures
Mariano is a Managing Partner at Santander InnoVentures. Prior to joining Santander, Mariano was at McKinsey & Co., where he was an Associate Principal in the Corporate and Investment Banking and Global Risk Management practice, based in New York. Here, he’s spent six years advising global banks, asset managers and private equity firms across North America, Europe and Latin America on multiple strategic topics.
Mariano brings a good combination of investment experience, together with a strong technology underpinning, deep consulting experience and good knowledge of Santander Group.
Prior to joining McKinsey Mariano spent three years at Bridgewater Associates, in Connecticut, US, and was an equities and equity derivatives trader for a private financial firm in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mariano holds a BA in Computer Science and Philosophy from New York University, and conducted doctoral studies in Artificial Intelligence at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, focusing on complex networks, and specifically on syndication patterns in venture capital networks in the US.