MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- eMerge Americas, the premier technology event connecting Latin America, North America and Europe, is kicking off its fifth year with an all-star lineup of Latin America's most influential business and government leaders.
The 2018 conference will feature prominent thought leaders in the worlds of innovation, entrepreneurship and public policy. Renowned Latin American speakers include the former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox. President Fox has a profound understanding of the economic and social challenges facing Latin America. He also authors Revolution of Hope, where he outlines a new vision for the future of the Americas.
eMerge Americas 2018 will highlight key figures in the Latin American technology scene. Marcos Galperin, CEO & Co-Founder of MercadoLibre, Latin America's leading e-commerce technology company, will share his unique entrepreneurial story. Michael Chu, Managing Director & Co-Founder of IGNIA, a venture capital firm in Mexico, will provide perspective on trends for investing in Latin America.
Other high-ranking speakers include: César Cernuda, President of Microsoft Latin America and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation, Pato Fuks, CEO of WeWork LatAm, Jackie Hyland, LatAm Director of Silicon Valley Bank, Andy Ellis, Chief Security Officer at Akamai, and Chris Wolf, Chief Technology Officer at VMWare.
"Bringing impactful speakers with unique viewpoints on the innovation ecosystem throughout the Americas to eMerge Americas is essential to the experience we build for our partners and attendees," said Xavier Gonzalez, CEO of eMerge Americas. "It's vital to the success of the event to have the right people in place to spark the conversations and ideas that will transform the tech eco-system. We are honored to have speakers of such a high caliber on our roster."
The eMerge Americas 2018 speaker lineup is setting the stage for another successful year of innovative collaboration and forward thinking. eMerge Americas offers attendees the unique opportunity to interact with Latin America's brightest minds and most instrumental technology and business executives. With Latin America's major players all gathered on site, eMerge Americas 2018 is a guaranteed game-changer for attendees, exhibitors and everyone in between.
Registration for eMerge Americas 2018 is now open. Visit emergeamericas.com. For the latest eMerge Americas news, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn (@eMergeAmericas) and Instagram (@emergeamericas).
About eMerge Americas
eMerge Americas serves as the preeminent innovative thought exchange transforming Miami into the technological hub of the Americas. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with America's top business executives, technology decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, partnerships are forged that spur visionary innovation and technological advancements for the betterment of business and society. The eMerge Americas founding partners include: Medina Capital, A Rod Corporation, Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, and the Miami Herald. For more information about eMerge Americas, please visit: emergeamericas.com.
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