Latin America IT Innovation Highlights San Francisco Conference, May 11th - 12th, 2016
By: Nearshore Nexus
Keynote Speaker, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Former President of Costa Rica, will address the attendees at the Le Meridien Hotel. Miranda is a political scientist, and holds a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. She was the first woman to hold the Presidential Office in Costa Rica. She is very active on global agenda issues and takes part in various forums including the Club de Madrid, the Inter-American Dialogue, and the Latin America Presidencial Commission.
"There are many benefits to Silicon Valley companies doing business with established companies from Central and South America. In addition to lower operating costs, the workforce has dual language comprehension (Spanish & English), and having an outsourced company in your time zone is always beneficial, and something that overseas countries cannot provide their partners with," noted Kirk Laughlin, Managing Director and Founder, Nearshore Americas Media.
For two days, Latin American and Caribbean based technology companies will have the chance to interact with IT leaders, sourcing decision makers and startup founders from local companies. In addition to the unparalleled networking opportunities, attendees will learn how to tap new markets, open new business operations and understand what countries are best suited for relevant products and services.
Additional Speakers Also Include:
Prem Shanker - Sr Buyer, Technology at Southwest Airlines
Carlos Pallatti - Undersecretary of Technology, Argentina
Steven Kirz - Pace Harmon Managing Director
Ash Dhar - Chairman and CEO, Kosha Group
Toby Redshaw - Former CIO, American Express
Chris Snyder - Director of Software Engineering, Scantron
Key Features of the 2016 Program Are:
Startups and Latin America: Surviving and thriving with innovation partners
California's multi-level relationship with Mexico
Design Thinking and Silicon Valley: A new sweet-spot
The bleeding-edge contact center: Omni-channel and beyond
Rising Frontiers: Haiti, Cuba, and Central America
Exclusive Research: The State of Nearshore 2016
Managing partners in an era of explosive change in the enterprise
Business and Sourcing Executives, Procurement, BPO, IT and BPO Professionals that are interested in complimentary attendance at the event may request an invitation at the official event website: www.nexus2016.com.
WHEN: May 11th & 12th, 2016
WHERE: Le Meridien Hotel
333 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA
ABOUT NEXUS 2016:
In its sixth year of bringing together American Companies with Latin Technology, and creating an environment for attendees to create innovative partnerships, Nexus 2016 brings their explosive program to the West Coast.