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Hernando Guzman


Managing Partner
XB Ventures (Mexico City, Mexico)


Mr. Hernando Guzman is a Managing Partner at XB Ventures. Prior to this, Mr. Guzman was an Associate at LatinIdea Ventures, LLC. Mr. Guzman has over seven years of experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and consultant in supply chain management and process re-engineering. Previously, he founded a search fund in Mexico in 2007 where Mr. Guzman launched a high-tech and retail startup and led the restructuring efforts of a privately held company. Previously, he was a Fund Manager at BR Ventures. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Guzman was a Manager at BearingPoint’s Mexico City office and worked as a Consultant at Accenture, where he successfully managed consulting projects throughout Mexico for leading manufacturing, oil and gas companies. He is fluent in English and Spanish.


Mr. Guzman holds an M.B.A. from Johnson, focused on Entrepreneurship and Private Equity and a B.S. degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City.