SOURCE: Hispanic IT Executive Council

Hispanic IT Executive Council

June 24, 2015 11:00 ET

Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) Announce August HITEC Leadership Summit in New York City

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC), the premier professional organization for Hispanic technology executives, announced today its August Executive Leadership Summit, August 6 and 7 in New York City. The event, themed "Technology - The Global Connection," will bring together technology executives from around the world to discuss today's most important technology issues.

"At the leadership summit, we have the opportunity to discuss the latest technologies as well as IT diversity and what our participants can do to make a positive impact on this important issue," said Andre Arbelaez, president of the HITEC Board of Directors. "The Summit gives us the opportunity to share actionable information with worldwide leaders who can take this information back to their companies and communities and really make a difference."

The two-day event features several speakers, panel discussions and presentations on a variety of industry topics, including information technology (IT) diversity, cloud computing, executive leadership and much more. At a special roundtable discussion, the diversity panel participants will share their stories of success, the unique challenges they have overcome and what can be done to improve diversity in IT.

Confirmed speakers include but aren't limited to:

  • David Reilly, Chief Technology Officer, Bank of America
  • Guillermo Diaz Jr., Chief Information Officer, CISCO
  • Ramon Baez, SVP and Global CIO, HP
  • Sal Cucchiara, Managing Director, Investment & Banking Solutions Technology, Bank of America
  • Andre Arbelaez, President of the HITEC & SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at Softtek USA
  • Alberto Yepez, Chairman of HITEC and Venture Investor and Company Builder, Managing Director at Trident Capital

HITEC sponsors quarterly leadership summits in various locations around the world. These summits are designed to present the latest IT information and arm participants with the latest efforts to make a difference in diversity in the IT world.


Standard Registration - Summit Only: $300.00

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About HITEC:
Founded to increase Hispanic representation in the diversity-challenged IT industry, HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology. HITEC's premier network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations, and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter, and information technology centric world. These global leaders include executives leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned IT firms across the Americas. HITEC enables business and professional growth for its members and fills the executive pipeline with the next generation of Hispanic IT leaders.

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