2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Latin America: Silicon Valley’s New Frontier

Monday, March 16
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom E
Austin Convention Center


Latin America is booming and Silicon Valley is taking notice. Over the past few years, Latin America has experienced rapid growth in terms of technology adoption, mobile penetration, new forms of transportation, technical talent and innovation and social media engagement. Additionally, global landmark events such as the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics have brought Brazil to the global spotlight.

Technology companies want to be a part of this action, which is why leading tech companies such as Evernote, Uber, Google and Prezi are investing heavily and rapidly expanding their presence in Latin America.  
Come hear from seasoned executives from top Silicon Valley companies that are responsible for driving their company’s growth and expansion in Latin America. And come learn why Silicon Valley has its eye on its newest startup: Latin America.


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Josue Gonzalez

Corporate Latin America Sales Mgr


Luis Samra

GM, Latin America


Luis is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience building startups into successful businesses in Latin America. Luis joined Evernote in 2011 as general manager for Latin America....

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Megan Zoback

Head of Expansion for the Americas


Megan Zoback is the Head of Expansion for the Americas at Uber, a mobile application that connects you with a driver at the push of a button in over 150 cities around the world. Prior to her curren...

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Rocio Medina van Nierop

Regional Mgr, Latin America


Rocío is Regional Manager for Latin America, Spain and Portugal at Prezi. She manages Prezi’s operations in the region, her strategies and business alliances have resulted in a rapid brand adoption...

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