The Most Influential Hispanics in Technology

We highlight the work of those who are occupying important positions and who are doing everything possible so that the Hispanic community is the best represented in the technology sector.

Evelyn Miralles, NASA

Guillermo Diaz Jr., from Cisco

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Álvaro Celis, from Microsoft

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HELLO of the firm, which seeks to create leadership and opportunities for Latinos in the US technology industry. “data-reactid =” 79 “> Family, integrity and passion are the values ​​with which Álvaro Celis defines himself. At age 15 , his passion for technology led him to study Computer Science in Caracas, Venezuela. Upon graduation, he landed a job at Microsoft. Since then, 28 years have passed and he continues at the Redmond company, where he is vice president of Device Sales and Channels Without abandoning its Latino origins, it is part of the firm’s HOLA initiative, which seeks to create leadership and opportunities for Latinos in the US technology industry.

Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Group

leads Pinnacle Group, one of the largest Latina companies in the United States, and has promoted education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “data-reactid =” 97 “> Nina Vaca is one of the most influential Hispanics in the business world The Ecuadorian businesswoman came to Los Angeles at a very young age, hand in hand with her father and mother, and with the American dream in her suitcase. Currently, she leads Pinnacle Group, one of the largest Latin companies in the United States , and has promoted training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Lilian Rincón, from Google

Google Assistant. Lilian Rincón leads the group that creates new features and functions for the platform. He was nine years old when he arrived in Canada, not speaking English, although he found a kind of universal language in mathematics. Focused on the technology industry and always versed in artificial intelligence and machine learning, she was previously on Skype. “Data-reactid =” 115 “> This Venezuelan has had an influence on one of the most disruptive services in recent years: the Google Assistant. Lilian Rincón leads the group that creates new features and functions for the platform. She was nine years old when she arrived in Canada, not speaking English, although she found a kind of universal language in mathematics. Focused on the technology industry and always well versed in artificial intelligence and machine learning, he was previously on Skype.

Marcelo Claure, from Softbank

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SoftBank Group International, A company of holding company Japanese investing in artificial intelligence and other transformative technologies. Previously, Claure founded Brightstar Corporation. “Data-reactid =” 137 “> Of Bolivian origin, Marcelo Claure was the most visible face of the telecommunications firm Sprint, as CEO. Today, he is the COO of SoftBank Group International, a Japanese holding company that invests in artificial intelligence and other transformative technologies, Claure previously founded Brightstar Corporation.

Kety Esquivel, from AnitaB.org

more complete of her. “data-reactid =” 155 “> From her position as Vice President of Marketing and Communications at AnitaB.org, Kety Esquivel, of Mexican and Guatemalan origin, seeks to change the way the world of technology operates. Esquivel is a faithful believer that women should be more involved in this industry to be more effectively represented, we invite you to read a more complete profile of her.

Ignacio Contreras, from Qualcomm

interview with Digital Trends in Spanish, ensures that soon the 5G network will cease to be premium and it will become standard. “data-reactid =” 173 “> This Chilean is one of the people who have the most weight in our perception of the 5G network. He occupies a management position at Qualcomm, where he already has a career of more than 10 years From his childhood, he remembers that his father gave him money and, instead of spending it on comics, he bought everything he needed to build small circuits. Digital Trends in Spanish, ensures that soon the 5G network will stop being premium and will become standard.

Diana Trujillo, NASA

This Colombian is one of the most important Latin Americans at NASA and perhaps one of the few who have managed to fulfill her childhood dream of working for this organization. Diana Trujillo has worked for the Goddard Space Flight Center and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and is now part of Mars 2020, the mission that seeks to check if there was life on the red planet.

Ralph de la Vega, former AT&T vice president

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