María del Carmen Herrerías Salazar named Top 100 Latina Powerhouse 2021
Maria del Carmen Herrerías Salazar has extensive leadership knowledge in the finance and hospitality industry. Like any good idea, the idea for his startup was conceived during a social gathering with friends, at a barbecue in Mexico City. They started discussing different ways to update the hospitality industry, making the most of Airbnb’s short-term single-unit rental model and pairing it with the quality control and standards that customers expect from a hotel chain.
The rest is history! They founded Casai, a company that provides travelers with premium accommodations, local designs and smart home technology. In 2020, T = they raised $ 23 million to expand its business in Latin America.
She started her career at Compass Investments and then became FP&A Manager at Grupo Presidente and AT&T. She obtained her BA in Administration from the University of Iberoamericana and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance from the University of Anáhuac.