Marcelo Cabrol

Chief of Strategy, Knowledge, and Impact at IDB Lab

Marcelo Cabrol is the Chief of Strategy, Knowledge, and Impact at IDB Lab. IDB Lab is the innovation and venture capital arm of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, the leading source of financing for improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. IDB Lab drives innovation with a focus on technology and entrepreneurship, mobilizing resources to propel early-stage solutions with the potential to transform the lives of vulnerable populations across 26 countries in the region.

Marcelo is a thought leader and strategist, based in Washington DC, passionate about the responsible use of technology for development and social inclusion. He is committed to connecting entrepreneurs, startups, and influencers (public and private) who are developing innovative solutions to reduce poverty and improve lives. He’s been at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for over 20 years where he previously managed the social sector department, the office of external relations, and the education division of the IDB. Experienced in operations, business development, partnerships, strategic communications, and organizational change.