Sonia Fernández


Sonia joined Kibo after years of experience as entrepreneur and startup operator. She had known both Aquilino and Javier for many years so she had a smooth transition into venture to fulfil her passion for helping great founders.

Prior to Kibo, Sonia had an extensive career in the digital world since 1999 launching MercadoLibre in Spain (LATAM e-commerce, IPOed in NASDAQ and valued at $90B+ market cap) and as Spain Country Manager at (online dating, IPOed in NASDAQ and valued at $38B+ market cap) as well as holding European roles in ad tech at Viant (advertising, IPOed in NASDAQ and valued at $760M+). She also worked in Private Equity at 3i and in M&A at Lehman Brothers.

She holds an MBA from Stanford and a Business Administration degree from ICADE.

​​Sonia is a mother of 4 kids and loves to spend time with family as well as to help in different social impact initiatives such as, non profit dedicated to empower gender diversity in European private equity industry. You can also see her supporting Atlético de Madrid at the stadium on any given Sunday.