Globant’s Nicolás Ávila and Sabina Schneider Named to HITEC’s Prestigious HITEC 100 List for 2024
19 Oct 2023
ORLANDO, Fl. – October 19, 2023 - Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions, today announced that Nicolás Ávila, Globant’s Chief Technology Officer of North America, and Sabina Schneider, Globant’s Chief Solutions Officer of North America, have been named to the prestigious 2024 HITEC 100 list, which recognizes the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the technology industry.
Every year, HITEC recognizes the achievements and contributions of the top US-based Hispanic technology executives with the goal of celebrating their impactful leadership and inspiring others looking to build careers in technology. HITEC’s vision is to accelerate the power and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, achieving lasting equity from the classroom to the boardroom.
“I continue to be inspired by the impact and achievements of these Latinx tech leaders,” said HITEC Board Member and Awards Committee Chair, Alvaro Celis. “On behalf of the HITEC Board of Directors and the awards committee members, a most heartfelt congratulations to the HITEC 100 awardees. We look forward to celebrating you.”
“I am so proud to see the accomplishments of our Hispanic Technology Executives that are driving change and innovation in their organizations,” said HITEC Board Chair, Rosa Ramos-Kwok. "The HITEC 100 recipients are ‘el orgullo’ [the pride] of our community.”
The 2024 HITEC 100 Award recipients include some of the world's most respected Hispanic leaders from global Fortune 100 firms, including CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and leaders in diverse technology disciplines. Forty-nine percent of this year’s HITEC 100 Award recipients are Latinas, and recipients come from 19 unique countries from throughout Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Recipients are leaders from 63 different companies and 36 percent are being recognized with the HITEC 100 Award for the first time.
“I am honored to receive this recognition from HITEC,” said Nicolás Ávila, Chief Technology Officer of North America at Globant. “Over the last three years, we’ve had the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with HITEC to continue providing great opportunities for Hispanic technology professionals in the U.S. This recognition is a testament to the hard work of our team to increase the diversity of the technology industry and inspire more Hispanic professionals to join us, as we strongly believe that innovation is not possible without diversity.”
“Although we have expanded our footprint in North America and across the world, Globant continues to have strong roots in its home of Latin America. In my more than 18 years at Globant, I have seen how our ability to reinvent ourselves and our clients has been strongly influenced by the talent of our Latin American workforce,” said Sabina Schneider, Chief Solutions Officer of North America at Globant. “In addition to creating innovative technology solutions for our clients, we are equally committed to making the technology industry more inclusive by investing in talent from underrepresented groups in Latin America and beyond, at every stage of their education and careers.”
HITEC, a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives, stands devoted to cultivating exceptional careers in the tech industry. With a vision to accelerate the influence and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, HITEC strives for lasting equity, creating opportunities from the classroom to the boardroom.
HITEC will recognize the HITEC 100 at the HITEC 100 & Corporate Awards Gala on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, as part of the HITEC Fall Leadership Summit hosted by KPMG in Lake Nona, Florida.
To view the complete HITEC 100 list, please click here.
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