Eric is Co-Founder of Jaguar Ventures, a VC fund focused on LATAM Internet companies. He is in charge of Jaguar’s Mexican investments, which right now are all FinTech enterprises: Conekta, Konfio, and Nexu.
Eric is also Co-Founder and President of the Board of the Mexican Association of Online Sales (AMVO), which organizes the most relevant e-commerce event in Mexico—HotSale—among other initiatives. He also enjoys mentoring Internet startups, serving as a board member for Ben&Frank, ElDeforma, Kinedu, Tipitop, Yogome, and Viajamex.
Eric’s Internet experience began in 1999 when he opened and managed Mercadolibre’s Mexican operations. He also worked in consulting at McKinsey & Co. and Bain & Co, and held management positions at Cemex and Satmex.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Eric holds a BS in industrial engineering, summa cum laude, from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. He earned MBA and MPP degrees from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was elected co-president of the GSB Latin American Student Association and vice-president of the Mexican Student Association at Stanford.
Eric was distinguished by Endeavor as one of the “top five influencers” in the Mexican technology ecosystem. He also was named by BBVA as one of the top innovators in Mexico. He actively participates in nonprofits, serving as board member for CMR Foundation and as a Young Leader for Sustainable Cities.
Eric served his fellowship at Jaguar Ventures as a member of Class 22. His mentor was Luis Garza Sada, Jaguar Ventures board member and founder and CEO of Kinedu.