Maria is an Industrial Engineer with academic excellence from Universidad Iberoamericana and has a Master’s degree in Business Management with concentration in Finance from Harvard. She spent her entire professional life in the private equity sector, holding positions such as: CEO of the Mexican Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AMEXCAP); Partner at Ictus Capital; and as associate at the NAFTA Fund LLC. Actually, she performs as CEO at Bolsa Institutional de Valores (BIVA), a global electronic marketplace for buying and selling securities, created with the aim of deepening the Mexican stock market and generating a competitive financing alternative for high growth companies. Additionally, she serves as an independent member and partner of various boards. María’s career has been recognized with an award from the Women Economic Forum, from the International Entrepreneurs Council, and in publications such as Expansión, Forbes, Líderes, Revista 2020, among others.