Globant’s Fernando Matzkin and Nicolas Avila Named to HITEC’s Prestigious HITEC 100 List for 2023
12 Sep 2022
New York, NY – September 12, 2022 – Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native company focused on reinventing businesses through innovative technology solutions, announced today that Fernando Matzkin, Globant’s Chief Business Officer of North America, and Nicolás Ávila, Globant’s Chief Technology Officer of North America, have been named to the 2023 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 2022 Awards Committee. Nominations are solicited from HITEC members and the general public.
“We are honored to highlight and recognize the top 100 Hispanics in technology.” said Lúcia Soares, HITEC Awards Committee Chair, Board of Directors. “This year, we opened our aperture to include executives in non-technology roles, but who are driving technology transformation in their organizations because all businesses are being fueled by the energy of technology disruption. The caliber of 2023 HITEC 100 awardees is stellar and representative of the diversity in backgrounds, industries and impact in business results. Congratulations to all – we are proud of our best and know you will inspire many more to come.”
“It has been a source of pride and privilege for me to witness the caliber of leadership from our community, our Familia.” said Guillermo Diaz, Jr., HITEC Chairman. “For almost 15 years, seeing the evolution and the transformation of HITEC as an organization starting with the founders and the leaders who paved the way for even more Hispanics in Technology. And now, this amazing group of awardees has shown us and more importantly the next generation that they ‘can be what they can see’. Congratulations to the HITEC 100 and keep inspiring for yourselves and those looking up to you!”
“These 100 leaders represent the best of our community and they embody our larger vision of how Hispanics technology leaders can make lasting impact in our communities,” said Omar Duque, HITEC President.
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, today, the company has more than 25,900 Globers collaborating across 20 countries to serve blue chip clients like Google, Electronic Arts and Santander, among others.
"Diversity and inclusion are key pillars of our business, as they are essential to achieving continuous innovation, reinvention, and growth. Globant could not have become the company it is today – with both its record-breaking success and global impact – without the leadership, creativity, and skill of diverse talent," said Fernando Matzkin, Chief Business Officer of Globant North America. "I am honored to receive this recognition from HITEC, and look forward to continuing to lead and develop some of the best talent in North America."
“Diversity has been an essential part of Globant, both in its founding and today, and will remain critical to our company as we continue to evolve and expand," said Nicolás Ávila, Chief Technology Officer of Globant North America. “Today, we are truly a global organization, with a large presence in North America. We are still deeply appreciative and immensely proud of our Latin American roots, and plan to keep growing our presence in the region. As we evolve and expand, we will continue to prioritize bringing world-class opportunities to technologists across the world.”
HITEC is a premiere global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives who have built outstanding careers in the tech industry. HITEC’s vision is to accelerate the power and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, achieving lasting equity from the classroom to the boardroom.
The awardees on the HITEC 100 list will be recognized in person during the HITEC 100 & Corporate Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
To view the full list of the HITEC 100, please visit https://hitecglobal.org/page/HITEC-100-2023. To learn more about Globant’s employee value proposition, please visit www.globant.com.
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.
We are a digitally native company that helps organizations reinvent themselves and unleash their potential. We are the place where innovation, design and engineering meet scale.
- We have more than 25,900 employees and we are present in 20 countries working for companies like Google, 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 member of The Green Software Foundation (GSF) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord.
For more information, visit www.globant.com.