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MIAMI, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas, the global technology conference, where corporations and entrepreneurs incubate for two days in Miami to launch new opportunities, will showcase some of Latin America's business and government leaders during its 2017 event. eMerge Americas is THE event to learn from top visionaries about their stories and how their work or business has successfully contributed to disrupting the industry, not just in the region, but also globally.
This year's conference will feature renowned Latin-American speakers, including Gustavo Cisneros, Chairman of Cisneros, one of the largest privately held media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products organizations, as well as Adriana Cisneros, the CEO of Cisneros who is also President of the Fundacion Cisneros, an educational not-for-profit organization, dedicated to improving education in Latin America.
Marcelo Claure, CEO of Sprint, will be sharing his expertise in a moderated fireside chat. Marcelo founded Brightstar Corp. in 1997 in Miami, which turned into a multi-billion dollar, global operation and the largest Hispanic-owned business in the United States. In addition, Blanca Treviño, President and CEO of Softtek, will be part of the lineup of speakers. Under her leadership, Softtek has become the leading information technology services company in Latin America. Andrés Oppenheimer, columnist for The Miami Herald, anchor of Oppenheimer Presenta on CNN en Español, and author of Innovate or Die: How to re-invent yourself and thrive in the innovation age, will compliment this impressive group of Latin-American speakers.
"The pace of technology has drastically increased in the last 10 years, defying all global trends. Foreign investors, individuals, owners and entrepreneurs have become a significant force in Latin America," said Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of eMerge Americas.
Attendees will have the unique opportunity to interact with these key players that have transcended, and gained a deeper understanding of their latest investments, which support their current business activity.
"eMerge Americas is where innovation and ideas are born, shared, and expanded in the region, and that is why we identified the importance of having these speakers lead by their example to the next generations," said Xavier Gonzalez.
Registration for eMerge Americas 2017 is now open. Visit emergeamericas.com. For the latest eMerge Americas news, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter (@eMergeAmericas), Instagram (@emergeamericas) and LinkedIn.
About eMerge Americas
eMerge Americas serves as the preeminent innovative thought exchange transforming Miami into the technological hub of the Americas. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with America's top business executives, IT decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, partnerships are forged that spur visionary innovation and technological advancements for the betterment of business and society. eMerge's founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.
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