Gonzalo Miranda is the Founding Partner of Austral Capital, an investment firm with offices in Chile, Colombia and the US that focuses on identifying and investing in technology, energy and natural resources opportunities in the region.
Currently, Gonzalo holds board positions at ACAFI (Chilean Fund Managers' Association), Scopix Solutions, Paperless, Nimbic, Multicaja, Indef and Chile Patrimonial (non-profit). He is also member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows (www.kauffmanfellows.org) and Adjunt Professor of Entrepreneurship at Universidad Católica de Chile.
Prior to founding Austral, Gonzalo was the Managing Director of Endeavor Chile, a global non-profit organization that promotes high-impact entrepreneurship in emerging markets (www.endeavor.org). Other past activities include co-founder of Aflora, an ecommerce retail business; VP of New Business Development at Canal 13, a media conglomerate in broadcast TV, cable and web where he led the spin-off division, Medios Australes.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Gonzalo holds a BSc. and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Católica de Chile and an MBA & MOT (Management of Technology) from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
Gonzalo is a graduated member of Class 15 and served his fellowship at Austral Capital in Santiago, Chile.