Francisco Alvarez-Demalde is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Riverwood Capital. Francisco co-heads the Firm and has built the Riverwood Capital franchise and been involved in the scalability journey of several of Riverwood’s portfolio companies since its inception in 2008.
Prior to establishing Riverwood Capital, Francisco was an investment executive at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), where he focused on private equity investments in the technology industry and other sectors, and with Eton Park and 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 led investments in, or was a Board Advisor and/or former Director of several other companies, including 99, Alog Data Centers do Brasil, Billtrust (Nasdaq: BTRS), CloudBlue, Dock, GoIntegro, 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 and a Global Ambassador for Endeavor.