Mr. Richard Delgado
Managing Partner, ERA Capital Partners LLC
Richard Delgado is an entrepreneur, investor, and advisor who partners with early-stage companies to bring innovative ideas and technologies to market. As the Managing Director of ERA Capital Partners, Richard oversees the investment selection, capital formation, and go-to-market strategies for a portfolio of investments in the high-tech, healthcare, and energy sectors. Prior to these roles, Richard was a Global Director for American Express Global Corporate Payments where he was responsible for identifying and closing over $4.3B in new business with the company's largest global commercial clients. During his tenure he managed new product development, data analytics consulting and international sales & marketing programs. Additionally, Richard has led diverse global finance, supply chain, manufacturing and operational consulting engagements with some of the world's leading companies including AT&T, ExxonMobil, Ericsson, CEMEX, Owens Corning, and Celanese.
Richard is a seasoned and innovate business advisor with leadership experience in strategy, M&A, operational transformation, turnarounds/restructuring, complex commercial negotiation, and private equity transactions. Richard holds a BA in Political Science from Swarthmore College and an MBA in International Marketing from Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business and ESADE Business School. Richard was also a fellow in Organizational Development & Change Management at Johns Hopkins University. Richard resides in Dallas, Texas where he is active in several community and non-profit organizations.