Marcos Galperin (born October 31, 1971) is an Argentinian businessman, best known as the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mercado Libre. Galperin started MercadoLibre.com while still in business school at Stanford University. The company serves as an online marketplace dedicated to e-commerce and online auctions, currently operates in 13 countries in Latin America with net revenue of over US $500M in 2014. eBay purchased a 19.5% stake in 2001 and MercadoLibre became eBay’s exclusive partner for Latin America. The site is currently among the top 50 in the world in page views. The Company is listed on NASDAQ (Nasdaq:MELI) following its IPO in 2007. Galperin has since been considered one of Argentina’s and Latin America’s top internet entrepreneurs.