Full Name
Francisco Alvarez-Demalde
Job Title
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Riverwood Capital
Speaker Bio
Francisco Alvarez-Demalde is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Riverwood Capital which invests in high-growth companies in the technology and technology-enabled industries. Francisco co-heads the Firm and has been involved since inception in the development of the Riverwood Capital franchise and the scalability journey of several of Riverwood’s portfolio companies.

Prior to establishing Riverwood Capital, Francisco was an investment executive at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Eton Park, where he focused on private equity investments in the technology industry and other sectors. Earlier in his career, he was with Goldman Sachs & Co.

During his career, Francisco has led investments in or been actively involved in the development, operations, and growth of several successful businesses across North America, Latin America, and other geographies. He earned a Licentiate (Honors) in Economics from San Andres University, Argentina including an exchange program at the Wharton School.

Francisco is a Director of Globant (NYSE: GLOB), Greenhouse, Shiphero, and VTEX (NYSE: VTEX), and a Board Advisor and/or former Director of several other companies, including 99, Alog Data Centers do Brasil, Billtrust (Nasdaq: BTRS), Conductor, CloudBlue, Industrious, Insider, LAVCA, Mandic, MotionPoint, Navent, Nium, Pixeon, RD Station, Sensedia, SecurityScorecard, Suma, Technisys, among others. He is also active in non-profit initiatives related to education.
Francisco Alvarez-Demalde