Mario Ribera grew up in Bolivia and is currently Vice President, Latin America, for Expedia. Mario brings nearly two decades of experience in technology and growing international businesses to the SVP network. Previously, he launched various mobile, online and advertising businesses at Microsoft, chaired the North America Board for the Mobile Marketing Association and co-started Morgan Stanley’s investment bank in Argentina.
Mario is passionate about global development, learning and social innovation. He and his wife, Betsy, are SVP Partners in Seattle. Mario also serves on the Board of Advisors of Assurant Solutions, as Instructor for MIT’s Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program and as an Endeavor Global Entrepreneur Mentor. Mario received his MBA from Stanford Business School and undergraduate degrees from MIT.
Mario will began his second term on the SVPI Board in January 2018.