Alberto Tubilla has over 10 years of experience working in the IT industry, where he has been involved in investing, R&D, and management. He has also been very active in the Mexican entrepreneurial ecosystem as an angel investor and advisor to several startups in the TMT sector space.
In 2013 Alberto co-founded XB Ventures, a Mexico-based fund manager that invests in startups and companies in the growth stage that are already operating in international markets, and for which the Mexican market represents an important business opportunity, or for which the Mexican market represents an opportunity for technological development, cost reduction, and highly specialized labor advantages. XB Ventures also invests in top-performer Mexican startups with potential for growth and expansion into other markets.
Before XB Ventures Alberto held various positions at Latin Idea Ventures, a Mexico-based fund manager that invests in later-stage Mexican companies from the TMT sector. He started his career at America Movil, the largest telecommunications company in Latin America.
He is fluent in Spanish and English.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Alberto completed his MBA at Babson College. He holds an MS in electrical engineering (mobile communications), with Distinction, from King's College London. He also has a BS in electrical engineering and telecommunications from Universidad Iberoamericana, a Corporate Finance Diploma from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, and is also a CFA candidate.
Alberto was born in Mexico City. He is an avid traveler, amateur magician, and book collector. When not reading he can be found riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle around the country.
A member of Class 14, Alberto served his fellowship at Latin Idea with mentor Alex Rossi. Alberto was the first Kauffman Fellow from Latin America.