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Carlos Baradello Overview
Carlos Baradello General Information
Dr. Carlos Baradello is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner and Advisory Board Member at Alaya Capital Partners. He serves as Managing Partner at Sausalito Ventures. He draws his understanding from his broad global business and academic experience, deep technical knowledge and understanding of the realities innovators encounter in organizations both large and small. His experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world has enabled him to gain key lessons for high-growth ventures to scale globally. His interests include new global business creation, venture funding, business acceleration for "born global" startups and global scaling for "foreign born" startups in emerging economies. He is the founder of the University of San Francisco's (USF) groundbreaking Silicon Valley Immersion programs and former Associate Dean of its Global and Executive Programs. In addition to his teaching responsibilities across four continents as a member of the faculty at the USF, Hult International Business School, the Danish Technical University (Denmark), the Federico Santa Maria Technical University (Chile), and the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing, China), he is a public speaker and corporate advisor to Fortune 500 companies, Economic Development Agencies and NGOs across the world. He is also a Founder and General Partner of ALAYA-CP, Cordoba, Argentina's first venture capital firm and Founder and Managing Partner of Sausalito Ventures, a firm that positions Latin American ventures to scale globally. After earning his Engineering Degree from Argentina's Catholic University of Cordoba, he earned his MSc from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University. For over 30 years, he was in the telecommunications and computer industry with progressively senior executive roles at ITT, NYNEX, Digital Equipment Corporation, Advanced Fibre Communications (IPO 1996) and Motorola, where he was the company's Corporate Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean region. He lives with his wife Ana in Tiburon, Northern California and has four grown children. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. He has authored over 50 technical and management papers and has received USA/EU patents for six of his inventions.