Chicago, Illinois – October 9, 2023 – Aryaka announces the inclusion of Nick Chang, Global Vice President Customer Success in the esteemed 2024 HITEC 100 list honoring the most influential and distinguished Hispanic professionals in technology.
Every year, HITEC recognizes the achievements and contributions of the top US-based Hispanic technology executives with the goal of celebrating their impactful leadership and inspiring others looking to build careers in technology. HITEC’s vision is to accelerate the power and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, achieving lasting equity from the classroom to the boardroom.
“I continue to be inspired by the impact and achievements of these Latinx tech leaders,” said HITEC Board Member and Awards Committee Chair, Alvaro Celis. “On behalf of the HITEC Board of Directors and the awards committee members, a most heartfelt congratulations to the HITEC 100 awardees. We look forward to celebrating you.”
The 2024 HITEC 100 Award recipients include some of the world’s most esteemed Hispanic leaders from global Fortune 100 firms, including CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and leaders in diverse technology disciplines. 49 percent of this year’s HITEC 100 Award recipients are Latinas and recipients come from 19 unique countries from throughout Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Recipients are leaders from 63 different companies and 36 percent are being recognized with the HITEC 100 Award for the first time.
“I am so proud to see the accomplishments of our Hispanic Technology Executives that are driving change and innovation in their organizations,” said HITEC Board Chair Rosa Ramos-Kwok. “The HITEC 100 recipients are ‘el orgullo’ of our community.”
“I am so thankful to be recognized by HITEC as one of the top 100 most influential Hispanic technology executives. I will always be proud of my Ecuadorian and Chinese heritage as they have guided my core leadership principles throughout my career. Also, I look forward to continuing helping to grow the next generation of Hispanic technology executives in the United States and abroad.” said Nick Chang, Global VP Customer Success at Aryaka.
HITEC, a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives, stands devoted to cultivating exceptional careers in the tech industry. With a vision to accelerate the influence and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, HITEC strives for lasting equity, creating opportunities from the classroom to the boardroom.
“We are profoundly honored to have a member of our leadership team recognized on the 2024 HITEC 100 list. Nick’s achievement is not just a testament to his remarkable talent and dedication but also as a source of inspiration for all of us. This recognition underscores Nicks’ contributions to leadership and innovations in the technology sector. It also serves as a reminder that hard work, vision and determination can truly elevate individuals to the pinnacle of success,” said DeAndra Jean-Louis, Aryaka’s Chief Customer Officer.
HITEC will recognize the HITEC 100 at the HITEC 100 & Corporate Awards Gala on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, as part of the HITEC Fall Leadership Summit hosted by KPMG in Lake Nona, Florida.
HITEC is a leading global executive leadership organization, comprising senior business and technology executives, committed to advancing diversity and inclusion within the technology sector. Through its various initiatives and the annual HITEC 100 recognition, the organization strives to empower Hispanic technology leaders, creating a more equitable and inclusive tech industry.
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