Nicolas Poniatowski is a Co-founder at Lapa Capital, having played an instrumental role in the firm’s founding in 2018 and growth to date. Nicolas has 20 years of investment experience, most recently serving as a Managing Director at Stelac, a New York registered investment advisor working with client’s investment strategies as well as sourcing private equity deals. He started his career at JP Morgan in New York in the Asset Management and Investment Banking division where he covered Latin America. Nicolas is the Chairman of WX Brands and sits on the board of 3 private companies in the US and Latam with combined revenues in excess of $600M. Nicolas holds an MBA from Columbia and London Business School and a B.A. in Finance from E.S.C.E in Paris.