Meet the
LEAP Team


LEAP is a global team of thinkers, operators, and practitioners across a broad spectrum of related disciplines with a special commitment to turning ideas into functional, reliable products and services.

Roman Leal
MANAGING PARTNER

Leticia Jauregui
PARTNER

Daniel Coppel
PARTNER

Roberto Aguayo Díaz
VENTURE PARTNER

Lorenzo Barrera Jaime
VENTURE PARTNER

Pablo Perez III
PARTNER

Roman Leal
MANAGING PARTNER

Roman Leal

CEO / MANAGING PARTNER

Serial entrepreneur, with over 10 years of experience in product, operations and strategy in social networking, education and financial technology sectors. Prior to LEAP, Roman was a Co-Founder and CEO of QueSee, a social learning platform for Latinos.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Roman served a variety of roles in Financial Technology and Financial Services, most recently at PayPal and Goldman Sachs. At PayPal, Roman co-led the next-gen financial services, digital currencies and P2P strategies, where he collaborated on market strategy, business development and product. At Goldman, Roman covered the Financial Technology sector and he was one of the founding members of the Emerging Technology Research and Payment Processing Around the World platforms, where he advised several technology startups on market and product strategy across multiple industries and countries. Roman has a degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He speaks Spanish and English fluently.

Leticia Jauregui
PARTNER

Daniel Coppel
PARTNER

Daniel Coppel

Venture Partner

Daniel Coppel is a Venture Partner at LEAP Global Partner, where he helps identify and invest in top entrepreneurs in Mexico. In addition, Daniel focuses on connecting LEAP portfolio companies to Latin America family enterprises.

In addition to LEAP, Daniel is the Director of Koval Capital; a family-office venture capital fund. He is the founder and chairman of KOLAB: Innovation & Community Accelerator Lab based in Sonora, Mexico.

Innovation and eCommerce board member at Grupo Coppel, Latam’s biggest retail and financial services provider to the underbanked.

Founded Parque La Ruina, a cultural hot spot in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora. Transforming the landscape of the city and nominated as the 5th most influential business in the state.

Graduated from Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey. Fluent in English and Spanish.

Roberto Aguayo Díaz
VENTURE PARTNER

Lorenzo Barrera Jaime
VENTURE PARTNER

Pablo Perez III
PARTNER

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND PARTNER

Pablo Perez III serves as a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of LEAP Global Partners. At LEAP Global Partners, Pablo is responsible for the operations LEAP Global Partners, as well as the management of LEAP Partners I portfolio companies.

Pablo is a serial entrepreneur, with over 10 years of experience in product, operations and strategy in social networking, education and financial technology sectors. Pablo has founded companies such as Drink Me Magazine (sold to private investor), Kibin.Com (funded by 500 Start-Ups), BriefMine (Legal Tech), LAM Network (one of the largest Latino networks in the US). He has also advised in the development of other startups such as Tipitom, Inviti, Dos, Comodin, Konketi, & WholeBody IQ. Previously, he also worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and as a management consultant at Tiburon Strategic Advisors, where he was quoted in various media sources such as Wall Street Journal, Board IQ, Investment News, and the Financial Time’s Fund Fire on subjects related to strategy, financial products, & technology. Pablo has a degree in Mathematics and Economics from the Claremont Colleges. He speaks English, Spanish, & Tagalog.

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