Chief Executive Officer
Sebastián Kanovich is a pioneer in emerging market payments and the Chief Executive Officer at dLocal. He has been leading the company since its inception in January 2016, creating the only 360 payments technology company which handles payins and payouts in emerging markets for some of the largest global e-commerce and marketplace companies. Prior to dLocal, Kanovich was the CEO of AstroPay, and grew the company into a premier cross-border payment-card provider that processed millions of transactions daily.
Sebastián holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Universidad ORT Uruguay. He also studied Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management of Technology at Tel Aviv University, and completed a prestigious Endeavor Innovation and Growth Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He continues to be fascinated with how payments work around the world.
Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer at dLocal, Jacobo Singer leads a broad range of initiatives and oversees our IT and business systems and is responsible for keeping dLocal’s rigorous expansion efforts on track. He ensures that key business and banking relationships are in place as we grow our presence across LATAM, APAC, Middle East and Africa, and that we are operating in compliance with the local rules and regulations.
Jacobo was previously dLocal’s CTO, and has designed and built our payments platform from the ground up. Prior to dLocal, he led product and engineering teams at AstroPay where he gained deep technology and project management expertise. Jacobo holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Information Technology from Universidad ORT Uruguay.
Chief Financial Officer
As part of dLocal’s executive team, Diego Cabrera Canay is instrumental in developing our financial corporate strategy. In addition, he oversees and manages the company’s financial planning and analysis, treasury, accounting, financial reporting, taxes, administration, corporate development, investor relations, and auditing and compliance.
Prior to joining dLocal, Diego served as Finance Vice President at Mercado Libre in Buenos Aires, where he was responsible for the company’s overall financial and corporate strategy. Previously, Diego had worked at PwC leading financial audits of both private and public companies out of their Buenos Aires and New York offices.
Diego holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina in Buenos Aires and an M.B.A. from the IAE Business School. He also attended the Executive Program on Strategy and Organization at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Chief Technology Officer
Hernán is part of dLocal’s leadership team as Chief Technology Officer, bringing extensive technical experience to help dLocal expand its platform globally. He plays a key role in building and leading a world-class engineering team through our relentless pursuit of better performance and scalability.
Previously, Hernán served for two decades as Vice-President of Product Development at Mercado Libre, the largest e-commerce system in Latin America. While there, Hernán was part of the engineering team that helped build the company from the ground up.
Hernan attended the master’s degree program in Information Systems at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and Master in Management of Technological Services from the Universidad de San Andres, Argentina.
Martín is Co-President, Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in Latin America. Martín is also Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee and serves on the Management and Portfolio Committees.
Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Martín was a Managing Director at Advent International, where he focused on the financial services sector. Prior to that, he was Co-Founder and CFO of Submarino.com, a leading Brazilian online retailer that went public on the Bovespa and was sold to Lojas Americanas in 2006. Martín started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.
Martin received a BA in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Eduardo is an Investor and Chairman of dLocal. Prior to dLocal, Eduardo was also an investor and board member of Data Electronics in Dublin, Ireland, which developed data centres in Ireland, becoming the number one data operator. Data Electronics was sold in August 2011 to Telecity City.
Afterwards, Eduardo started Azar Capital Partners, a family office. Since 2016, his main focus is to manage investment opportunities in the fields of technology.
Co-Founder and Board Member
Andres is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor focusing on online businesses in Latin America. After co-founding Astropay, a card payment solution for online consumers and companies in Asia, Africa and Latin America, Andres teamed up with Sergio Fogel again in 2016 to co-found dLocal. Andres has been serving as a Board Member in multiple companies such as Paganza and HomeDine and is a distinguished Endeavour entrepreneur.
Andres holds a Technology degree at the University of Northampton, United Kingdom and Marketing Degree at the ORT University Uruguay.
Co-Founder and Board Member
Sergio is an active angel investor, and has invested in over 15 technology startups. He participates in the board of several companies, including TiendaMIA, The Chemist Look, Apptim and dLocal. Sergio serves as Vice-President of Endeavor Uruguay, and sits on the board of Helpers, an NGO that aims to save lives through technology-enabled, very fast response of first aid volunteers.
He co-founded dLocal together with Andres Bzurovski in 2016 after having founded several other companies, such as ElAgora.com (B2B marketplace), Uniotel (VoIP), and Astropay (payments processor).
Sergio holds an MBA from INSEAD, France, a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science with a Summa Cum Laude, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel.