Christine Kenna has extensive experience accelerating enterprises and entrepreneurs that have a profound impact in Latin America. As a Partner at IGNIA, Mexico’s largest venture capital firm, Christine has been investing in companies that are reinventing the way to do business with the emerging middle class in Latin America in high-impact sectors such as FinTech, SaaS, e-commerce and marketplaces.
Christine participates on the Boards of multiple IGNIA portfolio companies, including Trendier, Apli, Mexvi, and LentesPlus.
Prior to entering venture capital, Christine developed deep financial, sales and management experience across the globe, leading operations in companies such as EF Education First in Mexico, where she was a key figure in managing the company’s turnaround, Google in California and France, The Guggenheim Foundation in Mexico, and The Parthenon Group in Boston.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Christine studied at Duke University, where she earned a BA in economics and international relations, and completed her MBA at Harvard Business School.
Christine serves on the Board of Directors of the Mexican Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital (AMEXCAP) and is President of the Committee for Female Investors; she also co-founded MBA Mujeres de México.
As a member of Class 23, Christine is serving her fellowship at IGNIA with the mentorship of Alison Davis, Co-Founder of Fifth Era.