Sergio Zafra

Business Development Manager in San Francisco, California

Hey, I’m Sergio, a business development manager, consultant in business strategy, mentor, public speaker, and teacher. Financial Engineer and MBA. Selected as one of the most prominent Leaders in Innovation by the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK.

My current position is Senior Startups Business Development Manager at Amazon Web Services. I work with Venture Capital investors and their portfolio companies to help them grow and achieve milestones.

Former General Manager for Seedstars in Latam. Where my main objective was to support entrepreneurs to grow by strengthening the ecosystem through programs, events, and spaces that allow collaborative learning among relevant stakeholders in the region.

I worked as the Country Manager for Platzi for 4 years, leading their financial processes from preparation for investment, to operation, strategy and business development. Before working in the entrepreneurship ecosystem, I worked for 6 years as a research analyst in different brokerage firms in Colombia.

I’m also the founder of the biggest running community in Bogota: Gacelas Running, I have run 44 marathons around the world and I’m an official pacer for Nike Running.

If you’d like to get in touch you can click the button above, feel free to say hello!

  • Work
    • Amazon Web Services
  • Education
    • Universidad Nacional de Colombia