Global IT Forum to take place in Brazil: June 8 -10

The Brasscom Global IT Forum, one of the largest IT industry forums in Latin America, will be hosting more than 50 global enterprise leaders, analysts and investors on June 8 – June 10 in the Brazilian cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

It will showcase Brazil’s IT infrastructure and how the nation has emerged as a prime locale for offshore IT and outsourcing services.

Confirmed panelists and presentations on the agenda include:

  • Panel discussions with Julia Santos, head of Worldwide Strategic Outsourcing of Johnson & Johnson, and Jairo Avritchir, IT site director for Dell’s Brazilian operations
  • Outsourcing success stories presented by Ribeiro Neto, engineering director of Google
  • Insights on Brazil’s IT and foreign investment opportunities from Gartner, IDC, Forrester, and The Economist Intelligence Unit
  • A guided tour of the nation’s premier technology parks, universities and Brazilian IT companies.

“The goal of the IT Forum is to reinforce Brazil as a strategic IT powerhouse to a new generation of business investors,” saidAntonio Gil, President of Brasscom.  “Attendees will get a firsthand look at Brazil’s strengths in software and IT services right from the source.”

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About Hildete Vodopives

Hildete de Moraes Vodopives is founder of Brazil Global and of the Harvard Strategists Bureau. She is a member of the Brazilian Investment Analysts Association (APIMEC-Rio) where she served as Corporate Relations Director and later, on the board. Hildete advises companies doing business in Brazil. She lives between Paris and Rio and is a member of the Harvard Club of Paris and of the Mercosur Women’s Forum.
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