Sebastián Kanovich is a pioneer in emerging markets payments and the Chief Executive Officer at dLocal. He spun off dLocal from AstroPay in January 2016, creating the only 360 payments technology company which handles payins and payouts in emerging markets for some of the largest global e-commerce and marketplace companies. As the CEO of AstroPay, prior to dLocal, he grew the company into a premier cross-border payment-card provider that processed millions of transactions daily. Sebastián holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Universidad ORT Uruguay. He also studied Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management of Technology at Tel Aviv University, and completed a prestigious Endeavor Innovation and Growth Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He continues to be fascinated with how payments work around the world.