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CEO of Softtek USA Named Among the Most Influential Hispanics in IT

The “HITEC 100” list is selected by the Hispanic IT Executive Council
NEW YORK, NY & MONTERREY, Mexico – November 20, 2013 – Softtek, founder of the nearshore industry and leading global IT services provider dedicated to maximizing the value of applications, today announced that the company’s CEO for USA, Marcos Jimenez, has been named to the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC)’s prestigious HITEC 100 list.

HITEC is a premiere global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives. Since 2008, HITEC has compiled a comprehensive list featuring the top 100 most influential and notable Hispanic Professionals in the Information Technology Industry called the "HITEC 100.” For the second year in a row, Marcos joins this accomplished list of professionals. Among prominent names featured in the 2014 HITEC 100 list, are:

  • Tim Campos, Chief Information Officer, Facebook
  • Thaddeus Arroyo, Chief Information Officer, AT&T
  • Odilon Queiroz, Chief Information Officer, Anheuser Busch
  • Ramón Baez, Chief Information Officer, HP
  • Frank DeArmas, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Global Surgery Americas, Johnson & Johnson

“We're honored to have the CEO of Softtek USA—one of the largest Hispanic-owned technology companies in the Americas—as one of our HITEC 100.  Marcos Jimenez exemplifies diversity and how when you have something of value, you can attract Fortune 500 companies to become your customers,” says Alberto Yépez, Chairman of the Hispanic IT Executive Council and Managing Director of Trident Capital.

With a 20+-year career at Softtek, Marcos has been a key contributor to elevating the role of Hispanic IT executives in the global technology industry, in addition to fostering professional growth, diversity and global vision through delivery capabilities in China, India, Spain and the US.

“It is an honor and a privilege to receive this recognition from HITEC, alongside influential leaders I admire in this dynamic industry,” stated Marcos. “Undoubtedly, this recognition speaks to Softtek’s strong culture aimed at team-building and leadership.”

Marcos, along with the other recipients of the HITEC 100, was recognized on Thursday, November 14th, 2-13, during the HITEC 100 Awards Dinner and Gala at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, CA. To view the complete list of leaders, visit:

To connect with Marcos on LinkedIn, click here

About HITEC:
The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in information technology. HITEC's 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 information technology centric world. These global leaders include executives leading Global 1000 corporations while others lead some of the largest Hispanic-owned IT firms across the Americas.

About Softtek:
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With 10 Global Delivery Centers in the U.S., Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and India, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries.  Through on-site, on-shore and it’s trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry. Visit, follow @Softtek, connect with Softtek on LinkedIn and read Softtek’s blog.

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