Full Name
Mariel Renteria
Job Title
Principal Innovation
Speaker Bio
Principal of Innovation at BHP, Mariel Renteria is on a mission to create a brighter future of the mining sector. Mariel has forged a formidable international career as an intra-entrepreneur, investor and board member with 7 years in the venture capital sector and a portfolio of six startups in mining, food-tech, ed-tech, e-commerce and on-demand delivery. She is a Member of the World Economic Forum- Global Shapers Community and brings with her cross-cultural experience in different industries, roles and geographies: Peru, the United States, Australia and China.
Her work as an entrepreneur has seen her co-found Kunan, a startup accelerator that works with 250+ social enterprises offering seed funding, training and mentorship along with co-founding Deep Pit Technology, a startup that develops AI solutions for mining operations in Latin America. And if that wasn’t enough Mariel’s previous roles inlcuded serving as managing director of AEF, the foremost Peruvian business association that boosts entrepreneurial and management skills in family-owned businesses.
Mariel Renteria