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SuperVenture US West
April 8-9, 2024
Hilton Los Angeles Universal CityLos Angeles

Octavio Sandoval
Director of Investments at Illumen Capital


Octavio Sandoval, CFA, CAIA, is Director of Investments at Illumen Capital. He genuinely seeks innovative solutions to address social and economic injustice facing historically disadvantaged and underrepresented communities. He believes structural problems require structural solutions. Prior to Illumen Capital, Octavio was a leader at MassMutual Life Insurance Company in building the emerging fund manager program, which allocated $50 million to a wide variety of BIPOC-led funds that invest in BIPOC-led startups. At MassMutual, Octavio also deployed over $500 million in allocations to various alternative investment strategies including private equity and private credit. Prior to MassMutual, Octavio held positions throughout traditional finance, including roles within investment banking, private wealth management and capital markets. Mr. Sandoval earned a B.S. in Applied Economic & Management at Cornell University and holds an M.B.A from MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Sandoval currently serves as a board member of KIPP Northern California, covering 18 schools.

Agenda Sessions

  • Investing & inclusion in a changing world order