Veronica Allende Serra
Ms. Serra has served as a member of Semantix’s board of directors since the Closing of the Business Combination with Alpha Capital. Ms. Serra is the founding partner of Pacific Investments, Pacific Growth and Innova with 20 years of experience making private and growth equity investments in the U.S. and Latin America. Innova was established in 2009 to focus on innovation and technology. Innova’s investments include leading anti-fraud platform Clear Sale S.A. (B3: CLSA3) and leading LatAm mobile content and services company Movile Mobile Commerce Holdings SL. Before Pacific, Ms. Serra headed the Latin America investments group of International Real Returns LLC. Prior to that, Ms. Serra worked for Leucadia National Corporation, Goldman Sachs and Banco BBA. Ms. Serra sits on the nonprofit boards of Endeavor Global, Instituto Sidarta (education), Harvard Business School’s Latin American Advisory Board and the HBS Alumni Board (since 2015).
Ms. Serra was an early investor (2001) and director of MercadoLibre, Inc. (2007-2016) (Nasdaq: MELI). Ms. Serra holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a law degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP).