Daniel Martínez Valle
Business leader; Mexico
Daniel served as CEO of Orbia from 2018-2020, after serving as CEO of Kaluz, Orbia’s holding company. 2018 proved to be a historic year for the company, in part due to Orbia’s acquisition of Netafim, the global leader in precision irrigation. Prior to his role as CEO of Kaluz, Daniel served as director of worldwide strategy & planning at Cisco. In addition, he previously worked as managing partner at Nebli Capital Advisors, a private equity and investment advisory firm based in Spain. Daniel was also founder and CEO of Aquanima, a global leader in the practices of procurement, cost analysis, and vendor strategies, bringing value to businesses in Europe and Latin America.
Before this, Daniel was a founding partner of BBF Ventures, a €150 million early-stage fund. He has also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and has served as chief economic advisor to the deputy minister of communications and technology in Mexico, and the chief of staff of the deputy minister of finance.
Daniel has an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the ITAM.