The Next Generation of Latino Leaders

Join us for an intimate brunch and roundtable discussion featuring a select group of trailblazing Latinos in Tech along with several of the most esteemed and influential Latino leaders of today.  This event will offer a unique platform for cross-industry high level exchange, and will also explore  new ways to strengthen the bridge between the leaders of today and tomorrow at the national level.

Top Latino Tech Leaders

Pablo Fuentes

Founder & CEO, Proven

Backed by top US Venture Capital firms

Stanford MBA

Emanuel Pleitez

Commissioner at Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions

Fmr. LA Mayoral Candidate
Board of Directors Chair, Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Fmr. CSO, Spokeo

Santiago Merea

Founder & CEO, The Orange Chef Company, backed by Google Ventures Fast Company´s ¨Who´s Next¨ 2013 Entrepreneur List

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

Founder & CEO, Donortap

Top NYC Tech Accelerator ERA Fellow

NYU Stern MBA
World Policy Institute Advisor

Vanessa Alexandra Pestritto

Program Director, New York Angels

NYU Venture Competition, Mentor
Entrepreneurs@Athena, Advisor
IamVP.com

Harlyn Pacheco

Co-founder & CEO, Qlovi

Echoing Green Fellow

UMichigan Roth MBA

Alexander Torrenegra

Founder, Bunny Inc.

Co-founder, Torrenegra Labs, incubator named top immigrant-owned startup in the US by Forbes


Pedro Torres Picon

Founder of Quotidian Ventures 

Invested in over 50 technology startups in NYC

Alida Garcia

Director of Coalitions & Policy, Fwd.us (Mark Zuckerberg's Organization)

Fmr Obama2012 National Latino Vote Deputy Director

Columbia Law, Stanford Alumna

Andres Barreto

Founder of Pulso Social

Fmr, Cofounder of Onswipe & Grooveshark
Inc. Top 30 under 30 (2011)


Jesse Martinez

Co-founder & CEO, Latino Startup Alliance

Co-founder, Avion Ventures MobileMonday Sponsor

Edrizio de la Cruz

Founder of Regalii

Echoing Green Fellow

Wharton MBA


Distinguished Latino Industry Leaders

Marcelo Claure

Chairman & CEO, Brightstar

Leading top Hispanic-owned company ($20B in Revenues)


Angel Taveras

Mayor, Providence, Rhode Island

First Hispanic Mayor of Providence, third-elected Dominican-American Mayor in US


Henry Cisneros

Founder & Chairman, CitiView

Fmr. US Secretary of Housing
Fmr. President & COO of Univision

NAA Co-founder

Carlos Gutierrez

Co-Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group

Fmr. US Secretary of Commerce

Fmr. CEO of Kellogg

Vice Chairman of Citigroup's Institutional Clients Group

Tom Soto

Managing Director, TWC Craton

Co-founder, Craton Equity Partners, $300M AUM (sold it to TWC)
NAA Member



Tom Cervantez

Founder & President, Harvard Angels

Managing Director, Golden Gate Angels Group

Managing Partner, Business Counsel Law Group

Cyril Meduna

Founder & Managing Partner, Advent-Morro Equity Partners

Puerto Rico’s first and largest private equity and venture capital firm
NAA Member

Andy Unanue

Managing Partner, AUA Private Equity Partners

Family Founder of Goya Foods (Fmr. COO )
NAA Member

Mark Hugo Lopez

Director of Hispanic Research, Pew Research Center

Princeton Ph.D. & MA, Economics

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