Vienna, VA – October 1, 2012 — The Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) named MicroTech President & CEO, Tony Jimenez, as one of the “Most Influential and Notable Hispanic Professionals in the Information Technology Industry” on their 2013 HITEC 100. This is Jimenez’s third consecutive appearance on the prestigious annual list.
HITEC is focused on increasing Hispanic leadership in the Information Technology industry. At their 4th Annual HITEC 100 Gala on November 1 in San Jose, California, they will celebrate America’s highly influential and notable Hispanic business professionals.
The Board of Directors and the HITEC 100 Nominations Committee faced a growing number of qualified professionals to pick from. Though in the end, they limited it down to 100 and agreed that Jimenez was a great fit for the award.
"The Hispanic IT Executive Council is for the third time pleased to recognize Anthony Jimenez as a recipient of the HITEC 100," said HITEC President, Andre Arbelaez. "Tony is a global leader in the information technology field and his forward thinking embodies the mission and vision of HITEC, which is to enable business and professional growth for our members and fill the executive pipeline with the next generation of Hispanic IT leaders."
Leading Service Provider and Technology Integrator MicroTech provides Technology Services, Network Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Cloud Computing, Unified Communications & Collaboration, Cyber Security, Mobility, and Social Media Solutions as well as leadership/management skills courses, business simulations and vital industry certifications as part of MicroTech University to commercial enterprises, along with the public sector — managing more than half-a-million technology users daily. A prime contractor of over 100 Federal projects and more-than-25 procurement vehicles, MicroTech offers access to 2500 vendors and a million technology products and services across the government.
“I’m honored to be recognized among the most influential IT players again this year. Building MicroTech from the ground up took a lot of perseverance, prayer and teamwork,” said Jimenez. “I’m proud that my MicroTech story influences and motivates other entrepreneurs and business professionals.”
Themed "Diversity-The Economic Value of Innovation," the awards dinner and ceremony takes place on the first day of HITEC’s Quarter Four Summit. The event will feature various Cisco Keynote Speakers like CEO of Cisco Systems, John Chambers; Cisco CIO, Rebecca Jacoby; and Cisco COO Gary Moore. And throughout the summit, there will be important panel discussions featuring speakers from computer giants Apple and IBM, technology suppliers and MicroTech partners, Cisco and Oracle, and Social Media tycoons Facebook and Twitter.