Hector Shibata, Director of Investments and Portfolio at the AC Ventures Fund & Associate Professor at the EGADE Business School del Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.

Hector Shibata is the Director of Investments and Portfolio at AC Ventures (ACV), the corporate venture capital (CVC) fund for Arca Continental, where he is responsible for leading the investment processes in Startups and Venture Capital funds and managing the portfolio.  At this current role, Hector is part of the Investment Committee and in addition Hector is an adjunct professor at the EGADE Business School at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Monterrey Tech) for Entrepreneurial Finance covering topics such as business model analysis, financial forecast and analysis, valuation, capital raising throughout the company’s lifecyle (seed, venture capital, mezzanine financing, private equity), term-sheets negotiation, exist (Initial Public Offerings and mergers and acquisitions) and institutional investors.
 Before joining ACV, Hector Shibata worked as Managing Partner at a Fintech Fund. He previously worked in corporate and investment banking, having had stints at financial services firms Deutsche Bank, BBVA, and BNP Paribas in New York and Mexico. Prior to banking Hector worked at a premier Private Equity Fund (Promecap) where he was responsible for originating, evaluating investment opportunities, coordinating due diligence efforts and assisting in the negotiation and structuring of financial terms and monitoring for new portfolio investments.
Hector graduated from the MBA at New York University Stern and received distinction being inducted to Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, and Golden Key International Honour Society; and holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering, magna cum laude, from the ITESM (Monterrey Tech) in Mexico.