Jorge Plasencia and Susan Whiting to Chair LISTA NTAA Gala and Emerging Tech Leadership Summit October 30th 2008 in Miami.
> LISTA Announces their Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and 4th Annual
> National Latino Technology Achievers Awards (www.NLTAA.org) Gala Dinner to be
> held in Hyatt Regency, Miami Florida on October 30th 2008.
> LISTA Announces the 2008 NLTAA Co Chairs:
> Susan Whiting Executive Vice President, Nielsen Company
> Chair Nielsen Media Research and
> Jorge Plasencia, President and CEO, Republica
> New York, NY----September 15th, 2008—The Nominations have come in and the
> committee has been selected, the anxiety has begun…Who will be LISTA National
> Chief Executive, Chief Information Officers and National Latino Technology
> Achievers of the year 2008.
> Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today
> that the LISTA National Latino Technology Awards Gala will be Co-Chaired by
> Susan D. Whiting Executive Vice President, of The Nielsen Company and Chair of
> Nielsen Media Research (www.nielsen.com) and Jorge Plasencia President and
> CEO of Republica Inc.(www.republica.net) LISTA 4th Annual National Latino
> Technology Achievers Awards is set to be a momentous event which celebrates
> Latino professionals’ dedication to excellence in technology, media, science and
> telecommunications in Fortune 500 companies.
> On Thursday, October 30th 2007 at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Hotel, Miami
> Hotel at 6pm, LISTA will host the National Latino Technology Achievers Awards
> Gala Dinner and LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit. LISTA will
> recognize an important group of Latino Technology Leaders/Business Trendsetters
> who have shown through their commitment to excellence that the American Dream
> is still alive for the Latino community in the United States.
> These awards honor and recognize Latino Technology professionals for their
> exemplary efforts, commitment and dedication to Corporate America and the
> Latino Community. Over 700 attendees are expected including technology
> professionals leaders of businesses, corporate America and government officials.
> LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit
> LISTA also will inaugurate the Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit
> which will discuss topics such as Green Technology, Health Tech Initiative
> Small business Technology optimization and Future leader’s workshop.
> “Once again I am honored to be the chair sponsor for Emerging Technology
> Leadership Summit and NLTAA Gala for 2008, as founding partner of LISTA we are
> proud of the work LISTA continues to do. LISTA continues to advocate for
> Latinos in the technology space. These awards are given to individuals who have
> demonstrated by their actions a commitment to the empowerment of the Latino
> community and for the strides they have made to further their careers. We look
> forward to a great event as we celebrate Latino Technology excellence across
> America.” said Susan D Whiting Chair Sponsor of the LISTA National Latino
> Technology Achievers Awards Gala and 2005 LISTA Visionary Awards recipient.
> This year’s Co-Chair for the event is Jorge Plasencia, President and CEO of
> Republic of Miami Florida. Mr. Plasencia has been at the forefront of
> diversity inclusion and procurement for many years and is very active in its
> continued efforts. As a president of a Public relations consulting group in Miami,
> Mr. Plasencia understands the importance of the Latino technology sector and
> the need for our community to be involved in Technology.
> “LISTA’s commitment to the Latino community is unparalleled. It is through
> organizations like LISTA, that change can truly happen, said Jorge
> Plasencia, Chairmen and CEO of Republica.” “The summit this year will bring another
> layer to the day’s activities, as the awards continue to have special
> significance for our community because we recognize the next generation of US
> Hispanic leadership, the summit will deliver new and thought provoking ideas to our
> community. I am honored to be a part of LISTA and this year’s events.”
> “I am excited to have Ms. Whiting and Mr. Plasencia serve as the Co-chair of
> this year’s LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National Latino
> Technology Achievers Awards Gala Dinner with their participation, leadership
> and support, I anticipate the gala to be a momentous endeavor,” said Jose A.
> Marquez-Leon, LISTA President and CEO. “We hope to empower our community with
> the skills, knowledge and expertise so that each of us may maximize our
> individual performance to create collective economic success and all become
> National Latino Achievers.”
> For more information about participation, sponsorship and registration for
> the LISTA Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National Latino Technology
> Achievers Awards Gala Dinner, call Henry Quiero at 347-632-4542 or email
> info@.... For more information about LISTA Gala website visit
> LISTA is sponsored by: American Airlines, Aetna, Staples, State Farm and
> DELTA Airlines
> About LISTA
> LISTA's Mission: To Educate, Motivate, and Encourage the Use of Technology
> to Empower the Latino Community and Conquer the Digital Divide. Latinos in
> Information Sciences and Technology Association, (LISTA) is a non-profit 501c3
> organization with over 2,700 national members and 7 Technology Council
> chapters in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington, D.C, Georgia, Florida,
> Texas and California. For more information about LISTA please visit
> Contact: Jose Marquez or Henry Queiro LISTA 347 632 4542 info@...
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