DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC), premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives, will host their third annual Q2 IT Leadership Summit, Transforming Communities Through Technology, May 16-17, 2013 at the GM Renaissance Conference Center in Detroit. In conjunction with this year's theme, speakers and panelists will present and discuss various ways technology can be used to transform, improve and build communities.
Conference keynote speakers include: Fred Killeen, Chief Technology Officer at General Motors, Maru Flores, Global Manufacturing and MP&L Development Services Manager at Ford Motor Company, and other top executives and diversity leaders from companies across the Americas. Topics discussed at the conference encompass Cloud in the Car, Diversity and Inclusion, Latinas in Technology, and Healthcare Information Technology.
"We want to celebrate and encourage Hispanics in the technology industry," says Andre Arbelaez, President of HITEC and Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer of Softtek USA. "We want to push up mid-level Hispanics in IT to the upper ranks and we want to pull up young stars and promote them so they can get to the next level."
HITEC Chairman and Managing Director at Trident Capital Alberto Yepez says, "We want Hispanic leaders to have the positions they deserve and to inspire others to keep reaching."
Registration for this summit is still available, but space is limited. For more information about the Detroit IT Leadership Summit please visit http://www.hitecglobal.org/events. Partners include: Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Accenture, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Lowe's, Oracle, P&G, Softtek, and Verizon.
Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC)
HITEC 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 information technology centric world.
HITEC will enable business and professional growth for our members and fill the executive pipeline with the next generation of Hispanic IT leaders