We are KEO
Founded in 2020, KEO is an innovative FinTech helping Buyers and Suppliers accelerate business growth through all-digital inventory financing and B2B payment solutions. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, KEO operates in the U.S. and across LATAM.
Our strength is built upon teamwork. By combining start-up energy with extensive industry experience, we're able to think out of the box to develop innovative solutions that change the way companies grow.
Our Diverse Team
People in five countries
Life At KEO
We have a deep and longstanding commitment to advancing diversity, equality and inclusion through our product offerings and within our own company. They are essential to our mission to help businesses and to build a company that attracts, develops and retains exceptional people.
Meet Our Leadership Team
CEO & Founder
A serial entrepreneur and aerospace engineer, with a passion for making the world a better place. Paolo has been leading and developing revolutionary technology companies for the past two decades.
Chief Innovation Officer
As a founding member of KEO World, a serial entrepreneur and a visionary leader, Farid has 30 years’ experience launching innovative technologies. He spent over 15 years at Accenture helping companies achieve higher value.
Chief Credit Officer
Giovanni is an international expert in the field of B2B and SME financing. He has founded and led financial and commercial companies focused on projects across LATAM. Giovanni is one of the founders of KEO and member of the Board.
Hernan Lopez Varela
Chief Operations Officer
Hernan brings more than 25 years of experience in the finance, consumer electronics, digital marketing and services industries. Prior to KEO, Hernan served as Head of Finance for Latin America at Apple and was a Global Leader at Yahoo!
Chief Commercial Officer
Pablo spent over 20 years at American Express, where he worked in international markets leading fintech response and AP automation strategy. He brings extensive industry experience leading cross-functional teams with full profit and loss management and accountability.
Chief Corporate Development Officer
Hernan brings more than 20 years of financial advisory and transactional experience to KEO. Hernan has led the acquisition and disposition of dozens of companies and assets with an aggregate value over $20 billion.
Chief Technology Officer
AI-based models expert with a PhD in Computer Science and deep learning methods for NLP. Andres has led data science, development and technology teams for more than 10 years.
Chief Financial Officer
Gabriel spent 17 years at American Express acting as the CFO for Spain. He successfully directed responsible and sustainable growth at SafetyPay and 4Finance, delivering more than 11MM loans valued at 5B Euros.