Founder and CEO
LUIS YANES is the Founder and CEO of KBIS Capital. Mr. Yanes is a Real Estate investor with an extensive experience in Real Estate investment in the US and Latin America. Since 2012 Mr. Yanes has been focused as a Real Estate Investor in the US. He also founded and managed a Real Estate development company in Latin America, which between 2007 and 2013, was mainly focused on Multifamily developments and built more than twenty-five hundred units during that time.
Before his concentration in Real Estate, Mr. Yanes co-founded and managed a successful EPC Contractor, Y&V Engineering and Construction, executing large industrial and infrastructure projects in Latin America, Canada, and USA. Under Mr. Yanes co-leadership, Y&V executed large projects and consolidated a world-class engineering and construction company with more than one thousand employees.
Mr. Yanes is the President and co-founder of ALSI Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the education of the young population in need in Latin America. An active member of YPO, Tiger 21, and Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Mr. Yanes received a BSc. In Civil Engineering from Universidad Metropolitana; MSc. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University; Engineering Degree in Structural Engineering and Construction Management from Stanford University; a Diploma of the Advanced Management Program from IESA, and also graduated from the OPM – Executive Program at Harvard Business School.