Alberto Cardenas

Founder & CEO, Peru Champs

Alberto de Cárdenas is the CEO and founder of Perú Champs, an NGO that focuses on cultivating talent in children in Peru. After working for more than 9 years at Opera Solutions, a NY-based management and analytical consulting firm, he joined Nexus Group in Lima, where he worked with Innova Schools (K-12 school network: 41 schools, 32,000 students, focused on providing affordable, world-class education to the Peruvian emerging middle class). There, he co-launched Peru Champs to connect talented, underprivileged children with domestically- and globally-funded scholarships. He previous worked in the Corporate Division of Interbank. Cárdenas has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.