SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC), a global organization of senior IT and business executives, announces a three-day 2012 HITEC Q4 Leadership Summit featuring the annual HITEC 100 Awards Gala and Golf Outing taking place November 1-3, 2012 at Cisco Systems Headquarters and the Hotel Valencia in San Jose, CA.
In alignment with the theme "Diversity - The Economic Value of Innovation," the Executive Summit on Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2 features keynote speakers including Cisco Systems' Chief Executive Officer John Chambers, Chief Information Officer Rebecca Jacoby and Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore as well as Comcast Chief Infrastructure and Information Security Officer Myrna Soto. The Executive Summit also features panel discussions on information technology topics with participants from IBM, Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Oracle and Cisco. "Through these education and networking events, HITEC advocates for and delivers professional development for IT Hispanic leaders. We thank our sponsors, volunteers and Summit participants for their continued support and commitment to our organization and diversity," said HITEC board president Andre Arbelaez.
Of the HITEC 100 Gala on November 1, which celebrates the top Hispanic IT leaders in the United States, Arbelaez said, "The HITEC 100 awards program recognizes and aims to advance these professionals' significant contributions to the global economy. The selection task has not been an easy one, as the number of talented and deserving Hispanic IT professionals and leaders continues to grow at fast pace. HITEC's executive leadership is very impressed with and proud of each year's honorees. We congratulate and salute each and every one of them for their continued career achievements in the ever-changing global landscape of information technology."
Events are open to the general public; registration is required. Details and registration information is below.
Several sponsorship opportunities remain available; sponsors receive exclusive access to an influential audience of executives. Interested parties may contact Carly Armstrong: email@example.com or 630.571.4520.
HITEC Q4 Leadership Summit
2:00 - 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2012
Cisco Systems Headquarters
170 West Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA USA
Keynote speakers include Cisco Systems' Chief Executive Officer John Chambers, Chief Information Officer Rebecca Jacoby and Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore as well as Comcast Chief Infrastructure and Information Security Officer Myrna Soto. Panel discussions on information technology topics feature participants from IBM, Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Oracle and Cisco. Registration is complimentary for HITEC members and $200 for non-members. Visit www.hitecglobal.org to register.
4th Annual HITEC 100 Gala
6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1, 2012
355 Santana Row
San Jose, CA 95128
The 4th Annual HITEC 100 Gala celebrates the top Hispanic IT leaders in the United States. Since 2008, HITEC has compiled a comprehensive list featuring the top 100 most influential and notable Hispanic Professionals in the Information Technology Industry called the "HITEC 100." The HITEC 100 awards recognition, mentoring and professional development activities are made possible by the involvement of HITEC corporate partners and volunteers. Gala sponsors include Accenture, Taos and Solara. Registration is complimentary for members and $100 per person for non-members; sponsored tables of 8 are available for $5000. Visit www.hitecglobal.org to register.
HITEC &The First Tee Golf Outing
8:30 a.m., Saturday, November 3, 2012
Los Lagos Golf Course
2995 Tuers Road
San Jose, CA 95121
HITEC hosts a golf outing in partnership with The First Tee. The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Attendees will play with a First Tee member. Registration is $74 per person. Visit www.hitecglobal.org to register.
HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology. HITEC's 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. These global leaders include executives from Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned IT firms across the Americas. For more information about the HITEC organization, visit www.hitecglobal.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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