Roman Leal is a serial entrepreneur, with over 10 years of experience in product, operations and strategy in social networking, education and financial technology sectors. Roman is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Leap Global Innovation, a seed fund and accelerator founded to connect and invest in the most talented founders across the Americas. 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.