Buenos Aires, September 2008. – Martín Migoya, Globant CEO and co-founder, was distinguished as an Innovative Businessman with the Konex Award.
The Great Jury selected the 100 most relevant personalities and entities of the past decade (1998-2007) by designing five personalities for each discipline. During this ceremony, the award aimed to distinguish the categories of Institutions, Community and Company.
The diplomas were given by Argentina’s Vice-president Julio Cobos, during the Ceremony held at Buenos Aires University. Martín Migoya was distinguished as an “Innovative Businessman” along with Marcelo Argüelles, Marcos Galperín, Hugo Sigman and Víctor Trucco.
Martin has extensive experience in business management, sales and marketing. Prior to co-founding Globant, Martin was Director of Business Development at a large consulting and technology services company. At Origin BV Holland, he was Latin America's Regional Business Manager. As Globant CEO, Martin oversees the company's long-term goals, planning and analysis. Under his direction, the company has had a growth rate of 100% per year: currently it employs 1000 professionals and estimates revenues of $40 millions for 2008. During this period, Globant has been recognized by prestigious institutions:
•The MIT has written a business case about the company entitled “Globant, Leading the IT Revolution in Latin America”
•It was selected as the Best Exporter of IT Services by ExportAr Foundation
•It was recognized as the Leading Emerging Global Services Provider by Global Services Magazine
Together with the other three Globant´s founders, Martin was selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur 2005. Martin has lived and worked in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and UK. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from La Plata University and a Master degree in Business Administration from CEMA University.
Globant is the Latin American leader in software product development and maintenance outsourcing. With a rational blended approach of leveraging Open-Source and proprietary software, Globant gives companies agility and flexibility while mitigating risk and reducing total cost of ownership. Globant’s proprietary SmartStaffing Technology™ yields high performance teams that enable companies to quickly develop their software products faster and gain an edge in the competitive landscape with the lowest total cost of ownership. Globant is a privately held, privately funded company headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina with offices in Tandil and La Plata in Argentina, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Boston in the United States, Mexico City and London. For more information, visit www.globant.com.