New York/New Jersey – Latino/as in Tech and business leaders from around the New York tri state area and their associates will be coming together in North Bergen, NJ, to discuss the state of affairs for Latinos/as in tech. This year, the TechLatin@ Emerging Tech Leadership Summit will be take place at the magnificent Waterside Banquet this year sponsored by Aetna, AT&T, The Home Depot, Comcast/Telemundo , Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, Capital PR Wire and Verizon.
“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 Avoid the Pitfalls among other 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,
– Rosa Alonso, CEO/Creator, Rosa Alonso Digital
and many more.
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
To purchase tickets, please go to: http://www.lista.evolero.com/etlsnyc
About Techlatino: Latino in Information Sciences and Technology Association (www.techlatino.org)
The Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) is committed to supporting Latinos who focus in the Science, Mathematics, Information Sciences and Technology sectors. LISTA promotes the utilization of these sectors for the empowerment of the Latino community.