Mario Valle

Managing Partner @ Altered Ventures

With almost 20 years of experience in the video games industry, is considered one of the pioneers in the Latin American gaming ecosystem, and an active global evangelist for entrepreneurship in game development and new technologies within emerging markets.

Prior to co-founding Altered Ventures, a VC for games, AR & VR, Mario worked for more than 10 years in Electronic Arts, one of the most important video game companies in the World, first opening and leading the operations and strategy in Latin America and after that, from the HQs in Silicon Valley, as a Director for Business Development in Emerging Markets.

He is also a mentor of startups, angel investor and investment facilitator of regional tech startups, honored with the award “Latino Role Model 2015” by the Mexican Consulate in San José, CA, a seasoned public speaker, and author of the business, entrepreneurship & gaming non-fiction book “Manage Your Passion: Latin America 2050 One Gamer At The Time” (2013).