Member of Congress
Facundo Garretón is a member of Congress in Argentina. He is an entrepreneur, founder of InvertirOnline.com, one of Latin America’s largest online brokerage firms, and founder director of SociaLab, the most important platform for social entrepreneur in Latin America. Before serving as a Congressman, he sat on the boards of many Internet companies throughout Latin America. Garretón is a member of the Endeavor network, promoting entrepreneurship in Latin America. He also participates as judge and selector at NXTP Labs, Start-Up Chile, Wayra, BID Challenge, and MIT Technology Review. In addition, he is part of the board at Ashoka, promoting social entrepreneurship in Latin America. Garretón studied systems analysis at the Universidad de Tucumán. He completed postgraduate studies in business administration at UC Berkeley. He also holds a postgraduate degree from Boston University, where he focused on banking and financial services. Garretón is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum and former regional chairman of YPO, Young Presidents’ Organization for Latin America.