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Patricia Menéndez Cambó

    Professional affiliation

    Former Managing Partner and Deputy General Counsel, SoftBank Group

    Full Biography

    Patricia Menéndez Cambó is former Managing Partner and Deputy General Counsel of SoftBank Group International and Board Member and General Counsel of the SoftBank Latin America Fund and SB Opportunity Fund. She was also a member of the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee of SBLA, a registered investment advisor.

    Prior to joining SoftBank, Menéndez Cambó was the Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig and a member of the Executive Committee. During her tenure at Greenberg Traurig, she held numerous positions, including Chair of the Global Corporate Practice.

    Menéndez Cambó previously served as Subdirector General for Telefonica S.A. She was a member of the Board of Directors and General Counsel to several of Telefonica’s global new technology subsidiaries operating in over 15 jurisdictions.

    Menéndez Cambó received the “Visionary Leader of the Year” Award at the 2018 BRAVO Business Awards and “Leader in the Women in the Profession Program” at the 2022 Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice. Additionally, the National Law Journal has recognized Patricia as one of the "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America," one of the "Top 40 under 40" attorneys, one of the “50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America,” and one of the “50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America.” She was also recognized by Chambers Latin America for “Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession” and by Chambers USA Women in Law for “Outstanding Contribution to Gender Diversity.”

    Menéndez Cambó is a member of several boards including the Latin America Strategic Council of Itaú Unibanco, the Advisory Board of the Wilson Center’s Latin America Program, the Americas Society/Council of the Americas where she was a Cofounder of the COA Women’s Hemisphere Network, the Board of Advisors for the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a member of the Board of Trustees for The University of Miami. Menéndez Cambó also currently serves as an Independent Director for public and private boards.