Carlos Bhola

Cofounder
Flash

Carlos M. Bhola is co-Founder of LMTS SCA, a technology firm focused on delivering innovative mobility solutions to consumers globally. Carlos is also Managing Director of Celsius Capital, an investment and advisory services firm focused on companies in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. Celsius led the acquisition of HERE from Nokia (with Audi AG, BMW AG and Daimler AG), and continues to pioneer next generation mobility initiatives with strategic and financial partners. Portfolio companies include EachNet (acquired by eBay); Vonage (NYSE IPO, where Carlos was co-Founder and President); gate5 (acquired by Nokia); Zenbe (acquired by Facebook); SmartPay Jieyin (acquired by Ping An); and kikin (where Carlos was co-Founder and CEO). Carlos previously served as Global Head of Internet/Electronic Commerce investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston, and led High Technology and Internet/Electronic Commerce initiatives at The Boston Consulting Group. Carlos' most recent academic achievement was his pioneering post-graduate research in artificial intelligence at Carnegie Mellon University.

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