Miami, March 20, 2019 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) will host a new edition of the popular Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series with Jeffrey Kratz, General Manager, Latin America, Canada and Caribbean Regions, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services on Monday, April 1, at 5:45 p.m., at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.
As General Manager of Latin America, Canada and Caribbean, Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jeffrey Kratz is focused on advancing the adoption of cloud technology, specifically artificial intelligence, cyber security, machine-learning, and the Internet of Things (IoT). With over 25 years of global technology leadership experience, he spearheaded the creation of the business plan that enabled the AWS Public Sector organization to expand into these regions. Previously, Kratz held a variety of executive positions with Microsoft, finishing his time with the company as General Manager, Global Channel Sales, WW Public Sector. He began his career working for Data Trek, Inc., a software startup firm specializing in automation and information retrieval systems for corporate and public libraries.
The Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series provides students with first-hand knowledge of best business practices and leadership by inviting top, renowned executives to share their experiences and discuss new trends in their respective industries. Past speakers include Odilon Almeida, President of Western Union Global Money Transfer; Jordi Botifoll, Cisco’s President for Latin America and Senior Vice President for the Americas; Claudio Muruzabal, President for SAP Latin America and the Caribbean; Josh Leibowitz, Chief Strategy Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc, and Senior Vice President of Cunard North America; Craig D’Souza, Head of Global Investigation and Intelligence at Facebook; César Cernuda, President of Microsoft Latin America and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation; Eduardo Coello, Regional President of Visa for Latin America and the Caribbean; Donna Hrinak, Vice President of Boeing International and President of Boeing Latin America; Dr. Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer at IBM Corporation; and Laxman Narasimhan, President for PepsiCo Latin America.
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WHAT: MDC’s Mike Fernandez Global Business Leadership Series Presents Jeffrey Kratz
WHEN: Monday, April 1, at 5:45 p.m.
WHERE: MDC’s The Idea Center, 315 N.E Second Ave. Bldg. 8, 5th floor, Room 8503
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