Damian Lopo is an accomplished entrepreneur, investor, and consultant with a diverse background across various sectors. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, he holds a degree in Business Administration and a Master in Finance from Universidad de San Andrés. Damian began his career in the United States developing one of the first e-commerce interfaces and later worked at Accenture in Marketing and Strategy. He then moved to the financial sector, managing assets for private banking investors and trading futures and options.
In 2008, Damian created Proideas, his own real estate holding company, which traded as Central Urbana and managed over $250 million in assets. After selling his participation, he co-founded Newlink Capital, a real estate holding company that owns several companies in different sectors such as renewable energy, wines, and retail. Damian is also one of the main investors on the TV shows Shark Tank Argentina and Jaula de Negocios, where he invests in emerging entrepreneurs and companies.
Furthermore, Damian is a founder and former director of Crowdium and TIRIUM, a former president at Estancia Villa Maria / La Esperanza Polo Club, a former managing partner at SANTA MARIA INVESTMENTS, Cerro Bayo S.A., and The Cleanergy Group. He's a regional co-chair at FIBREE, a former professor at Universidad de San Andrés, and a former senior strategy consultant at Accenture.
Damian's professional skills include entrepreneurship, real estate, banking, consulting, marketing, negotiation, M&A, communication, strategic thinking, people management/mentoring, and team playing.