Press Release: LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards

If you have a Latina Business or Technology Leader we should recognize during this year’s Awards Luncheon, please submit their nomination using the PDF Form: LISTA 2015 Nomination Form_Latina Leaders

Press Release: LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards

TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) announced today the LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit Series Kickoff and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards will be hosted in Sacramento California by the LISTA NorCal TechLatino Council.

LISTA’s 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit Series and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards will take place in Sacramento Ca, on March 31st and April 1st at the Magnificent Sheraton Grande Sacramento Hotel and will feature notable guest speakers, such as Secretary of State the honorable Alex Padilla and California State CIO Carlos Ramos, Chief Office of Technology Services Davood Ghods, and other government and procurement officials. The summit will host expert panels on tech trends, leadership, diversity and inclusion, security, social media, education, startups cultivation and business expo throughout the day.

Jose Marquez, National President of LISTA, stated, “As we continue to address the issues of diversity and inclusion and the lack of Latinas in Technology into the forefront, we are proud to have Secretary of State Padilla and State CIO Ramos join us for our LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit Series Kickoff in Sacramento and be awarded LISTA Government Beacon awards at our National TechLatino Achievers Award. Their leadership in diversity and inclusion, business, technology and community advocacy has been right on.”

Mr. Jorge Avila, President of LISTA NorCal TechLatino Council stated “The summit this year will bring another layer to LISTA’s empowerment activities; the summit will deliver new and thought provoking ideas to this community. Innovation and disruption are both makers and builders. We have a lineup of “disrupters” that are taking a left turn to literally move and change how we think, behave, do business, learn and go about our day-to-day life. LISTA’s commitment to the Latino community is unparalleled and unwavering. “For LISTA NorCal Membership Contact Jorge Avila, LISTA NorCal President: http://www.listanorcal@gmail.com #LISTANorCal

The Emerging Technology Leadership Summit series will feature workshops and panel discussions which will focus on CIO Panel, Doing Business with California, Diversity and Inclusion, Digital divide, Cultural Competence, The Bottom line, Brand Building and relationship strengthening, through the use of social media and strategic leadership in high technology where is the Latino community going in Silicon Valley?

11th Annual National TechLatino Achievers Awards

The Nominations are in and the committee has casted their votes, the anxiety has begun…who will be LISTA’s National Chief Executive, Chief Information Officer, Chief Diversity Officer and the National Latino Technology Achievers of the year 2015.

LISTA will recognize an important group of Latino Technology Leaders/Business Trendsetters who have shown through their commitment to excellence that the American Dream is still alive for the Latino community in the United States. These awards are given to individuals who have demonstrated by their actions, a commitment to the empowerment of the Latino community and for the strides they have made to further their careers.

These awards honor and recognize Technology professionals, who happen to be Latino for their exemplary efforts, commitment and dedication to Corporate America and the Latino Community. Over 500 attendees are expected including technology professionals leaders of businesses, corporate America and government officials.

“We look forward to a great event as we celebrate Latino Technology excellence across America, said Jose A Marquez-Leon.”

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What: LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National TechLatino Achievers Award

Where: The Magnificent Melia Sheraton Grande Sacramento Hotel 1230 J Street, 13th and J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

When: March 31st and April 1st 2015 For more information visit: https://www.listaemergingtechleaderssummit.splashthat.com Register Today: https://www.listaemergingtechleaderssummit.splashthat.com About TechLatino: Latino in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) (www.a-lista.org ) is a 501c3 that promotes the utilization of the technology sectors for the empowerment of the Latino community. We are an organization that is committed to bringing various elements of Technology under one central hub to facilitate our partners, members and the community with the leverage and education they need to succeed in a highly advanced technologically driven society.

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For Sponsorship and Ticket information:

Contact Yvette Moise

VP, Membership and Corporate Relations

770-765-3478 info@a-lista.org

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