One of the most important regional tech gatherings, Punta Tech Meetup (PTM) annually brings together technology leaders from Latin America and across the globe. This event takes place in Punta del Este, the perfect setting for entrepreneurs, investors and businesses to meet and share ideas and projects. Punta Tech fosters networking amongst stakeholders engaged in technology-driven companies. Connecting businessmen and encouraging valuable business opportunities are the two main features encompassing the spirit of this event.
MAIN SPEAKERS AT THE 2020 PUNTA TECH MEETUP
This event will feature the following series of international, well-known businessmen:
Stephen Attenborough: Directs Virgin Galactic’s commercial activities. Parto of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, Virgin Galactic is on its way to becoming the world’s first commercial passenger spaceline.
Daniel Rudasevski: By 2008, Rudasevski and business partner Rafael Museri had founded the Dekel Group on the Azuero Peninsula in Panama, and deveolped the following three projects: Andromeda, Blue Venao and Azuero Hills. In 2015, they launched Selina in Venao.
Dan Ariely: Head of the eRationa-lity research group at MIT Media Lab. His articles have been published in several academic journals and newspapers such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and Scientific American. He has also participated in National Public Radio, CNN and CNBC’s radio and television channels.
Andres Wolberg-Stok: Andres joined Citi after having worked for an international Fintech startup business. Andres has contributed in a variety of digital strategies in Citi´s Latin America, US, and now global consumer business.
Pablo Coirolo: With over 20 years of experience regarding digital platforms, entrepreneur and Æternity America’s CEO Pablo Coirolo successfully led projects worldwide and is currently a member of Æternity’s board of directors.
Darpan Shah: Over 17 years of experience in the payment and banking industry, Shah has worked for companies such as JPMorgan Chase (NY, USA), TimesofMoney Ltd, Yes Bank Ltd and IndusInd Bank Ltd. His last stint was with IndusInd Bank Ltd from 2009 to 2016 as SVP and Head – Global Remittances & Ecommerce Business. For the past 7 years, Shah has also been regularly lecturing on cross-border payments in international forums.
Roberto Bo: Roberto Bo is a business leader with engineering expertise. He is a 20-year veteran with extensive international experience in business development, strategy and operations.
Andrés L. Gil: Leads Deloitte´s cyber risks practice in Spanish Latin America, while collaborating with the Cyber Country Leaders, presenting and offering his services to all Latin America.
Claudia Fernández: Fernandez has been working for Fintech for over 20 years, maintaining a strong focus on business development and operational efficiency. She was a founding partner and executive director of Uruguayan Fintech Manentia Software for 13 years, leading the vision and development of digital banking solutions for the company until its acquisition by Technisys.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON OUR FOUNDERS
Punta Tech was first founded by leading Uruguayan entrepreneurs Pablo Brenner and Sergio Fogel in 2008, and has been organized since 2010 by LUCERO Productions (directed by Carolina Kind and Bruno Gadea). Thanks to increasing participation year after year, what was once an informal gathering between tech industry leaders vacationing in Punta del Este, became a privileged space for exciting new business opportunities.