Alejandro Zarate Santovena

Lecturer and Managing Director
Columbia University / Marsh
Alejandro Aarate Santovena


Alejandro Zarate Santovena is a highly experienced professional with over 25 years of expertise in technology, consulting, and marketing across Europe, Latin America, and the US. He has emerged as a leader in business intelligence, product development, Artificial Intelligence, and team management. Alejandro’s career began in insurance sales and business development at Marsh Mexico in 2010. Currently, he serves as the Managing Director at Marsh-USA, where he spearheads Data Strategy and drives the global development of Machine Learning and Data Science applications for business intelligence and innovative product creation. Alejandro leads teams in New York, London, and Dublin. He holds a Professional Certificate in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Management of Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.