Fabio Salim


Fabio coaches founders and their leadership teams to create clarity and alignment in order to improve their discussion and decision quality.

Fabio spent 16+ years in entrepreneurial executive positions and has a proven track-record of creating impact, delivering results, and building strong teams and organizations. He is the COO at CB Insights, where he is responsible for go-to-market activities during a period of accelerated growth. Previously, he held C-level positions at Gympass, where he played a key role in helping the company grow ~10x in 4 years, including leading the expansion of the business to Europe and the US, opening and scaling new business units, structuring and transforming sales, operations, and marketing teams globally. Before that, he focused on management systemization and transformation at Bridgewater Associates. He was the CFO at TG Agroindustrial (portco of Angra Partners where he did private equity), and began his career in investment banking.

He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp).

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Fabio is a Board Member of Ativa Solucoes and Impact Public Service Fund. He mentors and advises founders, CEOs and executives of companies in different stages and verticals. Fabio is a big fan of the outdoors, and played different team sports for most of his life, but lately has been choosing yoga and pilates. He goes to the theater and to the opera as often as possible. His compulsions include dealing with ambiguous and messy problems, and understanding what people are like and how different teams and systems fit (or not!) together.