Sandro Salsano has been at the forefront of successful initiatives in investments, philanthropy and education for more than two decades. Forbes called him the Warren Buffett of Central America on its cover and one of the world’s most iconic visionary and financial titan. The World Economic Forum named him Young Global Leader for his exceptional vision, courage, and influence to drive positive change in the world.
In 2014 he formalized his philanthropy by co-founding the Salsano Shahani Foundation to focus on education. He is a Chairman of Global Dignity, Member of the Judging Academy for the World’s Best School Prize, Partner of Tent Partnership for Refugees, Member of Academy for Global Teacher Prize, Steering Committee member of 1640 Society and pledged his support to TerraCarta. Sandro is President of Salsano Group, a multi billion dollar private conglomerate holding company investing in private equity, real estate and technology globally and he is President of Salsano Family Office.
Sandro serves as a Trustee for the University of San Diego California and is on the Investment Committee for the Endowment of the University. A graduate of Bocconi University Milan with full grades, he also studied at Harvard, Oxford and Princeton University. He and his wife Johanna have been married since 2014 and have two children.