CONFERENCE:

INNOVATION ANDTECHNOLOGY

Second Edition

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY: SOLUTIONS LEADING THE RECOVERY OF THE COLOMBIAN ECONOMY 

CAA hosted a two-day conference with speakers from the public and private sectors and entrepreneurs to discuss not only the challenges but the large opportunities that Colombia has within different industries.

We had five sessions and the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque Marquez was the Keynote speaker.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS:

OPENING REMARKS BY

H.E. IVAN DUQUE MARQUEZ

PRESIDENT OF COLOMBIA

SESSION 1:

B2B E-COMMERCE AND COVID-19: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

Panelists:

  • Juan Pablo Consuegra, Andean Regional Director, Facebook

  • Juan Saravia, CEO & Co-Founder, LORO Colombia

Moderator:

  • Kirk Laughlin, Founder & Managing Director, Nearshore America

 

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SESSION 2:

BEYOND COVID-19: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR FINTECH COMPANIES

Speakers:

  • Martin Schrimpff, Co-founder, Zinobe

  • Felipe Lega Gutierrez, Managing Director, Financial Regulation Agency of Colombia - URF

  • Maria Teresa Arnal, Director of Latin America, Stripe

Moderator:

  • Maria Leticia Ossa-Daza, Partner and Head of Latin America Practice, Willkie Farr & Gallagher

 

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SESSION 3:

OUTSOURCING IN COLOMBIA: FROM GOODS TO SERVICES

Speakers:

  • Laura Valdivieso, Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

  • Andrés Bernal, CEO Colombia, Guyana and Peru, Teleperformance

  • María Jose Satizabal, CEO, Imaginamos

Moderator:

  • Maria Paula Carvajal, VP, Sovereign and Economic Risk, Goldman Sachs

 

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SESSION 4:

TECHNOLOGY LEADING THE WAY TO A COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE

Speakers:

  • Jorge Arias, Latam Director, Productivity and Collaboration, Google Cloud

  • Andres Nuñez, CEO & Founder, Griky

  • Andres Rengifo, Director of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs of Colombia, Microsoft

Moderator:

  • Fernando Anzures, CEO & Founder, EXMA Global

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SESSION 5:

RESHAPING THE FUTURE: WOMEN AND TECH FOR DEVELOPMENT

Speakers:

  • H.E. Marta Lucía Ramírez, Vice President of Colombia

  • Abby Daniell, Senior Manager, Amazon Web Services

  • Ilana Milkes, Co-Founder & CO-CEO, World Tech, Inc

  • Mario Masseroli, President, Latinoamerica & Canada, PM

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Moderator:

  • Karen Scarpetta, General Manager Colombia, WeWork

 

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First Edition

CREATIVITY AND TECHNOLOGY: THE LANDSCAPE OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN COLOMBIA

In 2019 CAA hosted the first conference about technology in Colombia. This Conference focused to show the international market a new way to explore investment opportunities in creative and technological industries in Colombia.

Keynote Speaker:

 

H.E. Iván Duque Márquez

President of Colombia

Panelists:

  • Rodrigo Cortés Arang, Country Manager, Waze - Google

   Colombia, Peru & Central America

  • Karen Scarpetta, Country Manager WeWork Colombia

  • Hernando Rubio, CEO & Co-Founder, Movii / Moviired

  • Jeffrey Kratz, General Manager & Regional Head, 

Amazon Web Services Latin America, Canada & Caribbean

  • Julio Gaitan, SoftBank Partner, LatAm Operating Group

  • Sally Ng, VP, Business and Legal Affairs NBC Universal

Moderator:

  • Cristina Londoño, Senior Correspondent, Washington D.C., Telemundo

This is a unique conference in New York for creativity, Innovation and tech sectors exclusively focused on Colombia!

Each year during the conference, we discuss the most recent developments in Colombia’s entrepreneurial ecosystems and the public policies the administration has implemented to support them. We will also listen to testimonials from companies that have invested in Colombia, as they share their experiences, the challenges they faced, and the results they attained.