Immediate Press Release
New York, New York — May 18th 2012 Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today that Jose Jimenez, Chief Diversity Officer, CSC will be honored for his leadership in diversity and inclusion. Â Jimenez will receive the TechLatino Achievers award, which recognizes industry leaders who make major contribution to the advancement of technology and diversity who happen to be Latino. LISTA will honor Jimenez during the 12th Annual National TechLatino Achievers Awards Gala Dinner Ceremony on May 24th at 7:00pm at the Magnificent MeliÃ¡ Hotels in Atlanta Georgia for more information visit www.techlatino247.org .
“With over 35 years of extensive corporate and government experience, his deep knowledge of business, as well as a passion for diversity and inclusion and the Latino communityÂ made Jose a natural fit for this award,â€ said Jose Marquez-Leon, President and CEO of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association. “Jose is a recognized leader in both the information technology and Hispanic communities, his work for advancement in STEM education in the Latino community is unparalleled, as is his commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce.â€
Jimenez works close with CSC executives globally to develop business initiatives that enhance customer and community relationships as well as external and internal communications strategies that strengthen CSCâ€™s ability to attract diverse talent in all markets. Jimenez has provided leadership to many diversity initiatives within NPS, and he has worked extensively to build strong support with external diversity organizations.
LISTA (www.a-lista.org) promotes the utilization of the technology sectors for the empowerment of the Latino community. LISTA is committed to bringing various elements of technology under one central hub to facilitate our partners, members and the community with the leverage and education they need to succeed in a highly advanced technologically driven society. LISTA Mission is to educate, motivate and encourage the use of technology in the Latino community and empowering them to bridge the digital divide. Our premiere network spans over 13 Chapters, 4700 members and 75,000 subscribers. LISTA focus is to develop the next generation of Latino technology leaders, grow strong technology businesses and leadership teams and role models in a rapidly changing socio economical IT industry.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSCâ€™s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 31, 2010. For more information, visit the companyâ€™s website at www.csc.com .