Advisory Board Member
Andre Arbelaez is a Global Technology Executive and a Leader in the Hispanic community nationally as the President & CEO of the Hispanic C-Suite Corporate Council (HC3). He is a frequently sought speaker on Technology, Diversity & Inclusion and Smart Cities topics and has spoken at events across America from the White House to the United Nations Headquarters.
Professionally, Andre is the Senior Vice President at Dimiour, an IT Consulting and Services firm, and has had roles as the Principal Global Account Executive for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Globant, Argentina’s largest technology firm and Softtek USA, Mexico’s largest private nearshore firm as their SVP and Chief Strategy Officer. He also has served Leadership roles in Global Business Development with T-Systems and Covisint LLC, the automotive global portal owned by General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, PSA and Renault.
Andre leads HC3, a non-profit organization, to increase the number of successful Hispanic executives in public and private companies by adding value to their development, leadership, and philanthropic endeavors thereby strengthening their companies, organizations, and communities. HC3 is focused on the promotion, advocacy, connectivity and development of the Hispanic Executive. He has cultivated a premier group of relationships including CEO’s, CIO’s, CTO’s and both VP’s of IT and Diversity and Inclusion leaders from Fortune 1000 global companies and was named by Latino Leaders magazine as the “Technology Diversity Guru”.
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Andre helped develop HITEC during its inception in 2007 and became HITEC’s President in 2011.
He serves as Oakland University’s (Rochester, Michigan) Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Information and Decision Sciences Department. He also serves on the Board of Directors of iWorker Innovations, a Michigan company driving equality and designing benefits tailored to America’s fast-growing independent workforce.
He recently was appointed to the Board of Advisors for the Latino Corporate Assessment (LCA), a division of Career Management Professionals (CMP) and on the Board of Advisors for the Miss America Organization in Dallas, Texas.
Andre received the 2018 Maestro Award in Leadership in August of 2018 and was also named one of the “101 Most Influential Latino Leaders in 2017” by Latino Leaders Magazine.
He received the 2016 Alumni of the Year award from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan.
His specialties include Sales, Marketing and Business Strategy.