David Arana
Founder & CEOKonfio
David Arana is the Founder & CEO of Konfío, an online lending platform that uses alternative data analysis to help MSMEs in Mexico obtain affordable working capital loans. The digital platform allows for low-cost customer acquisition and rapid credit assessment, which enables competitive pricing. Prior to this he spent over 6 years at Deutsche Bank, based in New York, NY as Vice President of the Credit Derivatives Structuring division for Latin America. David received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was recognized as a National Society of Collegiate Scholar in 2005, a Hispanic Recognition Scholar in 2003, and he won the Rensselaer Math & Science Medal and Scholarship in 2003. He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese as a native, having lived throughout the United States, Brazil and Mexico since an early age.