This year, the TechLatin@ Emerging Tech Leadership Summit announed it will be taking place at the Waterside Banquet and will be sponsored by Aetna, AT&T, The Home Depot, Comcast/Telemundo , Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, and Verizon. The summit also release their list of speakers.
“We are incredibly excited to host the Emerging Tech Leadership Summit and National Latina Tech and Business Leaders Luncheon in New Jersey,” said Nii Lomotey, President of the LISTA TechLati@ Council of New Jersey.
“According to the most recent data, Hispanics account for 38 percent of the state population and 3% in Silicon Valley and Fortune 500. LISTA has been showcasing and developing the next generation of tech talent for over 17 years making us the premier Latino technology association in the country”, said Jose Marquez, CEO and President of TechLatin@: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association. It is time for a change, we must make the change happen.
“We have amazingly talented techs in the latino community that is pushing innovation to new heights every day,” said Francisco Montero, Chairman, TechLatin@: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association “The possibilities are endless when we come together and together our message is clear innovate, create and continue to drive opportunity.”
The 2015 Emerging Tech Leaders Summit and Latinas Tech and Business Leaders Luncheon is a daylong event. This year’s workshops will include a focus Tech Trends, a luncheon recognizing the most successful, Social Media, Latinas in tech: Why Silicon Valley Just doesn’t get it. Tech for Social good Cyber Security Done Right, Doing Tech Business in Cuba: How to do business in Cuba and Avoid the Pitfalls among other important topics topics.
– Beatriz Rodriguez, Director Diversity and Inclusion, Home Depot
– Ted Rubin, Chief Marketing Officer,The Rubin Organization
– Yolanda Arriola, CEO, Southwest University at El Paso
– Jackie Puente, Executive Director External Affairs, Comcast Corp.
– Antonio C Martinez II, Attorney, The Law Office of Antonio C Martinez II
– Carlos Gonzalez, Massachusetts State Representative,
– Francesca Escoto, Author and Activist, Tech for Social Good
– Rosa Alonso, Telemundo 47 CEO/Creator, Rosa Alonso Digital
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Event Details:
Location: Waterside Catering and Banquet Center
7800 B River Road, North Bergen, NJ 07047 | 201.861.7767
Date:July 22nd 2015
Time: 8:00am -7:00pm

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