Carlos Baradello

Advisor and Investor, Sausalito Ventures
Dr. Carlos Baradello is an investor, advisor and founder of Sausalito Ventures, an angel investment firm.
A leading innovation and entrepreneurship practitioner, Carlos draws his understanding from his broad
global business and academic experience, deep technical knowledge and
understanding of the realities innovators encounter in organizations both large and
small. His experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world has
enabled him to gain key lessons in the creation of sustainable social and economic
value across multiple sectors and their global growth.
He is the founder of the University of San Francisco’s (USF)
groundbreaking Silicon Valley Immersion programs and former Associate Dean of its
Global and Executive Programs. In addition to his teaching responsibilities across four
continents as a member of the faculty at the USF, Hult International Business School,
the Danish Technical University (Denmark), the Federico Santa Maria Technical
University (Chile), and the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing,
China), he is a public speaker and corporate advisor to Fortune 500 companies,
Economic Development Agencies and NGOs across the world. Carlos is also a Founder
and General Partner of ALAYA‐CP, Cordoba, Argentina’s first venture capital firm and
Founder and Managing Partner of Sausalito Ventures, a firm that positions Latin
American ventures to scale globally.
After earning his Engineering Degree from Argentina’s Catholic University of Cordoba,
Carlos earned his MSc from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)
and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie‐Mellon University.