The HiTech 100

Annual List of the top Latinos in Technology. In partnership with HITEC


By: Latino Leaders Staff



On behalf of the Board of Directors and Members of the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC), we are proud to announce the 2018 HITEC Top 100 List for the United States of America.

The list was compiled by nominations and selected by a special HITEC judging committee to select the top 100 Technology Executives of Hispanic decent operating from the USA.

HITEC is the premier global executive leadership organization for senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology. HITEC premier network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations, and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter; and the information technology centric world. These global leaders include executive leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the Hispanic-owned IT firms across the Americas.

We congratulate the 2018 awardees for their hard work and ability to “Push Up and Pull Up”!

-Andre Arbelaez - President, HITEC

The 2017 HiTech100


Elizabeth Agosto

Vice President

BNY Mellon

Gene Alvarez

MVP – CRM, CX and Digital

Commerce Technologies

Gartner, Inc.

Carlos Amesquita

Chief Information Officer

Gartner, Inc.

Guillermo Ardon

Chief Applications Officer

& Company Vice President

Johnson & Johnson

Marcela Alava

Chief Information Officer

Monarch Landscape Companies

Leandro Balbinot

VP IT & CI - Officer North America

KraftHeinz Company

Ricardo Bartra

Senior Vice President and CIO

DHL Global Forwarding Americas

Eduardo Cabrera

Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Trend Micro

Vince Campisi

SVP, Digital & CIO

United Technologies

Timothy Campos

Chief Executive Officer


Julio Carbonell

Chief Information Officer


Carlos Carpizo



Alfredo Casta


Cascades Technologies, Inc.

Santiago Chamurro

EVP, Global Connected

Customer Experience

General Motors

Marcelo Claure

President & Chief Executive Officer


Ernest Cordova

Managing Director

Accenture Federal Services

Francisco Cornellana Castells

Senior Vice President & Global

Chief Information Officer


Lilian Coral

Chief Data Officer

Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Eduardo Cue

SVP - Internet Software and Services


Vinicius Da Costa

SVP – Enterprise Business

Technology Applications Executive

Bank of America

Joel De la Garza

Box Security Officer


George DeCesare

SVP, Chief Technology Risk Officer

Kaiser Permanente

Anthony Diaz

Accenture - Managing Director –

Northeast Oracle Technology Lead


Guillermo Diaz, Jr.


Cisco Information Technology

Carlos Dominguez

President and Chief Operating Officer


Jose Dominguez

Chief Information Security Officer

TD Ameritrade

Rodolfo Dominguez

VP - Business Transformatio & CDO

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC

Jose Dominguez


TD Ameriatrade

Jonathan Echeverria

SVP – Business Technology Executive

Bank of America

Jorge L. Escobar

Vice President

San Jose City College

Marina Escobar

Vice President Advanced Technology Group


Josue Estrada

Senior VP of Strategy & Operations


Nancy Faginas-Cody

SVP - IT Enterprise Business Systems

The Walt Disney Company

Kevin Fernandez

SVP - Head of Business Systems


Steve Fernandez

Global Chief Technology Officer


Henry Fleches

Chief Executive Officer

United Data Technologies

Erika Flora



Francisco Fraga

Chief Information Officer

Campbell Soup Company

Mariely Franzetti

Vice President, Support Services IT

Dell Technologies

Carlos Fuentes

VP of Strategy, Architecture and Security

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Isaura Gaeta

CSH of Business Operations

Intel Corporation

Miguel Gamino

Chief Technology Officer

City of New York

Michael Garcia

VP for Development Services

Fannie Mae

Kelly Garcia

SVP, eCommerce Development

and Emerging Technologies

Domino's Pizza

Gregory Garcia

Director, Chief Information Office

US Army Corps of Engineers

Noni Gonzalez

VP - Global Technology Systems

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Robert Grillo

Vice President & CIO

Florida International University

David Guzman

Chief Information Officer

Staples Solutions

Marius Haas

CCO and President, Enterprise Solutions


Yamila Harris

Director of Regional Business

Enablement - Worldwide, Office of the CIO

DXC Technology

Luis Hernadez

VP - Integrated Development Center


Miriam Hernandez-Kakol

Global and U.S. Service Line Leader for

Customer & Operations in Advisory


Darrell Higueros

Chief Executive Officer

Next Generation, Inc.

Tony Jimenez

President and CEO


Marcos Jimenez

Chief Executive Officer

Softtek USA

Yvette Kanouff

SVP/GM Service Provider Business

Cisco Systems Inc

Carlos Lopez-Abadia

VP & General Manager Consulting

DXC Technology

Pilar Manchón

Director of Cognitive Interfaces


Maria Martinez

President, Global Customer Success

& Salesforce Latin America


Cesar Martinez

Vice President, ICT Delivery

T-Systems North America, Inc.

Monica McManus

Vice President Applications &

CIO Enterprise Operations

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Hector Medina

VP - Information Technology


Rafael Mena

Chief Information Officer

Orange County

André Mendes

CIO/CTO - U.S. Broadcasting

Board of Governors

David Morales

Managing Director- State & Local -

Technology Cloud Advisory Services


Sandra Morales-Herrmann

Director, Infrastructure and

Information Assurance

General Dynamics

Carmen Nava

Senior VP – Premium Care


Antonio Neri


Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Aldo Noseda

VP - Information Technology

– Global Commercial

Monsanto Company

Dr. Yonesy Nunez

SVP - Information Security Leader

Wells Fargo

Javier Olivan

Vice President, Growth


Silvina Olkies

End User Global Support

Service Senior Director

Microsoft Corp

Luis Pajares

Group Vice President


Eduardo Perez

SVP Payment System Risk

Visa Inc.

Juan Perez

Chief Information Officer


Ana Pinczuk

SVP and GM, HPE Pointnext Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Javier Polit

Chief Information Officer

Procter & Gamble

Jeanette Prenger


ECCO Select

Laura Quintana

VP - Corporate Affairs

Global Field Operations

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Miguel Quiroga

VP, Head of Digital

Verizon Fios

Paul Raines

Chief Executive Officer

GameStop Corporation

Rosa M. Ramos-Kwok

Managing Director, Retail, Preferred,

and Global Wealth and Investment

Management Technology

Bank of America

Ileana Rivera

Senior Director of IT, Computing and

Client Productivity Services

Cisco Systems

Alan Rosa

SVP - Infrastructure and Applications Delivery

Marriott International, Inc.

Andres Ruzo

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Enrique Salem

Managing Director

Bain Capital Ventures

Lidia Santos

Director of Systems Programming

UPS Information Technology

Nuria Simo

Chief Information Officer

InterAmerican Development Bank

Lucia Soares

Vice President, Healthcare

Technology Strategy

Johnson & Johnson

Javier Soltero

Corporate Vice President of Outlook

Program Management


Myrna Soto

Corporate Senior Vice President, Global

Chief Information Security Officer


Daniel Tolosa

Chief Development Officer

The Coca-Cola Company, Bottling

Investments Group

Pamela Torres

Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Relations

Technology Executive, Senior Vice President

Bank of America

Lisa Tuccio

Senior Vice President - Product

and Service Management

Wells Fargo

Nina Vaca

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Pinnacle Technical Resources

Ivonne Valdes

Sales VP, Cloud & Service Provider Segment

Schneider Electric

Adam Vazquez

Vice President Information Technology

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ligia Vilela

Chief Technology Officer and Chief

Application Officer of the Digital

Channels Technology Group

Wells Fargo

Marisa Viveros

Vice President Strategy and Offerings,

Telecommunications & Media

IBM Corporation

Alberto Zuniga

Managing Director - CTO

Wells Fargo