Mariana Franza

Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ualá

Mariana joined Ualá in July 2021 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to contribute with the company’s growth and devise its operational management model. She is in charge of the Administration, Operations, User Experience, and International Expansion teams.

She has more than 20 years of experience in financial and technology markets. She has an MBA from Fordham Business School, with a specialization in Finance, and a degree in computing systems from CAECE University -where she taught for 5 years-.

Her career includes the co-creation of one of the first international e-commerce platforms,, and eleven years of experience at Goldman Sachs, where she led the opening process of the entity’s brokerage houses in Mexico and Brazil and served as Global Director of Interest Rate Operations. In addition, she was CEO of Mercado Abierto Electrónico, where she introduced technological and cultural modernization to the company.