Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Patria
Marco Nicola D’Ippolito is Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer at Patria. Mr. D’Ippolito is a member of the Management Committee and is responsible for managing the firms operations. Before taking over as COO, Mr. D’Ippolito served Patria’s Private Equity division for 13 years, as a Senior Partner, being responsible for different successful investments. Mr. D’Ippolito was also responsible for fundraising within Patria's Private Equity division. In addition, Mr. D’Ippolito served as Chairman of the Board and Board Member of different portfolio companies. Before joining Patria in 2005, Mr. D’Ippolito worked for a Brazilian family office as private equity portfolio manager between 2002 and 2005. Prior to that, Mr. D’Ippolito participated on the start-up, development and sale of an IT private company in Brazil. Mr. D’Ippolito holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado and a MBA from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC). Furthermore, Mr. D’Ippolito advocates for entrepreneurship as volunteer at Endeavor.