Diego Zegada Klaric

Diego Zegada Klaric


Corporate Innovation Director




Diego leads Chinaccelerator’s Corporate Innovation Department, which helps Fortune 500 companies plan and execute their innovation initiatives. His responsibilities include innovation management, startup sourcing and vetting, project management, and strategic alignment. Some of the firms he has helped are Nestle, VISA, HSBC, Sanofi.
Diego is a regular speaker at conferences and has shared insights in stages including RISE Corporate Innovation Summit – Bangkok, SingCham –Shanghai, and NewCo – Shanghai.
Prior to joining SOSV, Diego worked for a telecommunications firm in Bolivia where he developed a new business unit. He also worked in a foundry where he designed the production line of mining equipment. Diego holds an MSc. in Global Entrepreneurship from Emlyon Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas.”