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  • Globant’s Fernando Matzkin, Nicolás Ávila and Nelly Ortiz Named to HITEC’s Prestigious HITEC 100 List for 2022

  • 28 Sep 2021

    Press Release

New York, NY (September 28, 2021)Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally-native company that offers innovative technology solutions, announced Fernando Matzkin, Globant’s North America Chief Business Officer, Nicolás Ávila, Globant’s North America Chief Technology Officer, and Nelly Ortiz, Globant’s North America Senior Director of Business Hacking, have been named to the 2022 HITEC 100 list of the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the technology industry.

The HITEC 100 list is a compilation of the top Hispanic professionals in the technology industry from across the United States and celebrates their leadership and achievements in all sectors of the industry. Awardees are evaluated on their accomplishments in the ever-changing global landscape of technology and for their mentoring and professional development activities. Individuals included on the list were selected by the 2021 Awards Committee. Nominations are solicited from HITEC members and the general public. 

“HITEC’s vision is to connect, inspire and grow influential Hispanic technology executives while developing the next generation of leaders,” said Omar Duque, HITEC President. “These 100 leaders represent the very best in our community. Their stories reflect the drive and innovative spirit of the Hispanic community in general and we’re proud to recognize them.”

As a Latin America-founded company, Globant has placed itself at the forefront of global digital reinvention while maintaining high quality, sustainable offerings. Founded in 2003 as a direct response to the economic crisis in Argentina, the company today has more than 20,000 Globers collaborating across 18 countries, serving almost 800 blue chip clients worldwide.

“Though now a truly global company, Globant continues to hold its Latin America roots close to its heart. Diversity is a key component of our culture and we believe it strongly fosters creativity and innovation in every single one of our teams,” said Fernando Matzkin, Chief Business Officer of Globant North America.

For more than a decade, HITEC has honored Hispanic professionals on the HITEC 100 list as part of the organization’s mission to increase Hispanic representation and build stronger technology and executive leaders in the diversity-challenged technology industry. This mission aligns with Globant’s employee value proposition and belief that diversity strengthens business performance and is an integral part of the company's history, culture and identity. By valuing diverse leadership within the organization, Globant is better able to help organizations reinvent themselves to create a way forward and unleash their potential.

“Globant prides itself in being responsible for some of the strongest talent within Latin tech. They drove Latin America to become the epicenter of transformation for many global companies and provided incredible opportunities for me to contribute to our growth over the past ten years. I am truly honored for this recognition on the 2022 HITEC 100, and thrilled to lead Globant’s strong commitment to create, build and nurture diverse tech talent in the United States and Canada,” said Nicolás Ávila, Chief Technology Officer of Globant North America.

“What I love about working at Globant is that it truly embraces and prioritizes diversity throughout the world. I have the opportunity to work with a wide range of talented Globers across very different clients, and value this HITEC 100 recognition as a way to continue mentoring the next generation of tech professionals,” said Nelly Ortiz, Sr. Director of Business Hacking of Globant North America.

The awardees on the HITEC 100 list will be recognized virtually during the HITEC 100 Awards Celebration on December 9, 2021. 

To view the full list of the HITEC 100, please visit https://hitecglobal.org/page/HITEC-100-2022. To learn more about Globant’s employee value proposition, please visit www.globant.com

About Globant 
We are a digitally native company that helps organizations reinvent themselves to create a way forward and unleash their potential. We are the place where innovation, design and engineering meet scale.  

  • We have more than 20,000 employees and we are present in 18 countries working for companies like Google, Rockwell Automation, Electronic Arts, and Santander, among others. 
  • We were named a Worldwide Leader in CX Improvement Services by IDC MarketScape report. 
  • We were also featured as a business case study at Harvard, MIT, and Stanford.   
  • We are a members of Green Software Foundation (GSF) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. 

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About HITEC 
HITEC is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT technology executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology. HITEC's premier network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations, and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter, and information technology centric world. These global leaders include executives leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned technology firms across the Americas.