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Cristina Junqueira

Co-founder, Nubank

Cristina Junqueira started her career in strategic consulting at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Prior to Nubank, she worked for many years at Itaú Unibanco, dealing with product and marketing for the bank’s consumer loan and credit card businesses. Cristina holds an Engineering Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Cristina was nominated as one of the most powerful women in Brazil by Forbes Magazine in 2016 and 2017, and in 2016, she received the most important female-focused award in Latin America, the Prêmio CLAUDIA, in the Business category.