The Team Behind the Dream
Meet the dedicated team who will work with you to reach your ultimate goal.
The Savant Team
Javier Rojas
Founder & Managing Partner
Investment Team
Javier helps founder-entrepreneurs effectively drive growth and build market-leading companies. He has spent his career coaching founders of bootstrapped businesses on how to achieve high-value outcomes and grow from $10M to $100M, with a vision that goes beyond traditional capital and coaching.

Javier holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BS/BA in Finance and Computer Science from Georgetown University.
Eric Filipek
Founder & Managing Partner
Investment Team
Eric focuses on creating value for founder-led B2B SaaS software companies that leverage AI and automate business processes along the customer lifecycle.

He earned his undergraduate business degree at Wharton as well as a National Champion Crew title. Early in his career, Eric joined a mid-market M&A advisory firm, which strongly influenced his move to private equity.
Olivier Verhage
Investment Team
Olivier is a growth equity investor investing $10M-40M tickets in founder-led, bootstrapped B2B software and tech-enabled businesses with $3M-15M ARR. At Savant Growth, he is responsible for sourcing and execution, and he also helps founders design a data-driven roadmap for growth.

He earned his Economics degree at Groningen University in The Netherlands and after a short stint in technology M&A, he went on to complete his Finance Masters at City University London.
Paola Castellanos​​​
Chief of Staff
Investment Team
Paola, with a background in law and journalism, effectively leads diverse teams and ensures the successful execution of projects at Savant. Her unique interpersonal and cross-cultural skills foster strong connections within the team.

Prior to joining Savant, she founded LeXperts, a language start-up dedicated to designing specialized programs for training Colombian lawyers in Legal English and translation skills.
Rebecca Herrera
Administrative Assistant
Investment Team
Rebecca, a graduate of Finance and International Trade from Universidad Sergio Arboleda, brings over 4 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, including her tenure at British Council in 2018. With exceptional teamwork and flexibility, she excels in supporting organizational efficiency.
Daniel Peña
CEO of DevSavant
Service Team
Daniel is co-founder and CEO of software accelerator company DevSavant, which provides services exclusively to the portfolio companies of Savant Growth-Kennet Partners Venture Capital Fund.

‍Awarded with the innovation award by the MIT—Harvard Colombia Club, he holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Universidad del Rosario, with a deepening degree in Commercial Law and further studies on M&A and Corporate law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
Amalia Lopera
Chief Financial Officer
Amalia Lopera serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Devsavant where she manages financial operations and contributes to the company's strategic direction. She is deeply passionate about strategy and acts as a facilitator across all departments in order to support the constant growth of operations.

She holds a degree in Business Management emphasizing on project management from Universidad EAFIT, accruing experience with a strong financial background over the last 5 years.
Sergio Echeverri
Director of Operations
For the past years, Sergio has been a key player at DevSavant; ensuring that the job gets done and making things work efficiently. He works side by side with the CEO and the management team to simplify operations and grow the company.

He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Lincoln Memorial University, for the past five years he has participated in different areas of the operation gaining valuable experience.
Eduardo Simpson
General Manager
Ed helps lead the SaleSavant team focusing on sales, marketing, and product development. Ed's experience includes management positions with B2B startups, portfolio managers, hedge funds and in technology consulting. He was awarded an MBA from Yale University.
Alejandro Riveros
AI Lead, SaleSavant
Service Team
Alejandro has more than 10 years of experience as software developer, and he contributes in all stages of company building. He also has a background in machine learning and natural language processing and earned a MS degree in Computer Science at Universidad Nacional, Bogota, Colombia.
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