CHICAGO, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, HITEC announced the 100 Most Influential Hispanic Leaders in Technology for 2023, the HITEC 100. Click here for the complete list of the HITEC 100.
Each year, HITEC highlights the achievements and contributions of top US-based Hispanic technology executives, in an effort to inspire and increase Hispanic representation within the workforce. HITEC’s vision is to accelerate the power and impact of Hispanic tech leaders, achieving lasting equity from the classroom to the boardroom.
“We are honored to highlight and recognize the Top 100 Hispanics in Technology.” said Lúcia Soares, President of the HITEC Awards Committee, Board of Directors. “This year, we opened our gate to include executives in non-tech roles, but who are driving technology transformation in their organizations because all businesses are being driven by the energy of technology disruption. The caliber of the 2023 HITEC 100 winners is stellar and representative of the diversity of backgrounds, industries and impact on business results. Congratulations to all – we are proud of the best in us and know that they will inspire many more to come.”
The 2023 HITEC 100 Award lists some of the world’s top Hispanic leaders from Fortune 100 global organizations. Forty-two percent of honorees have global responsibilities, some overseeing more than 1,000 employees. HITEC is proud of the balance of diversity among this year’s HITEC 100. Four percent of this year’s honorees are US veterans and 42 percent are women, representing 16 different countries of origin. Twenty-nine percent of this year’s honorees are being recognized for the first time.
“It has been a source of pride and privilege for me to witness the caliber of leadership in our community, our Family.” said William Diaz Jr., President of HITEC. “For nearly 15 years, watching the evolution and transformation of HITEC as an organization that began with the founders and leaders who paved the way for more Hispanics in technology. And now, this incredible group of awardees has shown us and, what more importantly, the next generation who ‘can be what they see.’ Congratulations on HITEC 100 and continue to inspire yourselves and those who admire you!”
Nominations for the HITEC 100 are solicited from HITEC members, partners, and the general public. Awardees are judged on their achievements in the ever-changing global landscape of technology and on their mentoring and professional development activities.
“These 100 leaders represent the best of our community and embody our broader vision of how Hispanic tech leaders can make a lasting impact in our communities,” he said. Omar Duke, President of HITEC. “HITEC is proud to recognize this impressive group of change agents.”
HITEC is the world’s leading executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives. HITEC 100 winners will be recognized in person at the HITEC 100 & Corporate Awards gala on November 2, 2022.