Rodrigo is a passionate creator of innovative fintech products and solutions. In his role as VP Product at dLocal, he is focused on building payment products that bridge the gap between the needs of financially underserved populations in emerging markets and those of leading global e-commerce players. Prior to dLocal, Rodrigo was at PayPal focusing on improving checkout optimization and user acquisition with its largest partner, eBay. He started his career at Telefonica, managing a range of high-visibility telecommunication projects, while in parallel co-founding an award-winning agritech consulting practice that utilized wireless meteorological sensors and web applications to optimizations in irrigation, fertilizers, and phytosanitary use. Rodrigo holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from his home country, Uruguay.