MDC’s BIT Center to Host Metaverse Panel Discussion as Part of Technology Series Oct. 4

Miami, Sept. 27, 2022 – In the first session of the four-part technology series, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Business Innovation & Technology (BIT) Center, in partnership with the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce and NTT Data, will host a panel discussion about the myths and truths of the Metaverse and explore how organizations can leverage this transformative technology on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. After the session, attendees will have the opportunity to experience the Metaverse firsthand.

The Metaverse converges real and virtual worlds, erasing boundaries and creating new worlds that improve the digital experience. Analysts consider it one of the most innovative trends, as it is changing social engagement, entertainment, work environments and more.

Speakers for the panel discussion include: Chechu Lasheras, MDC Director Business Innovation and Technology Center; Israel Goes, Head of Digital Channels, Itau Private Bank International; and Eli Rodrigues, Head of Digital Experience NTT DATA Brazil.  César Adán, Head of Digital Experience, NTT DATA Americas will moderate the panel.

About MDC’s BIT Center

MDC’s state-of-the-art BIT Center explores the role of technology in digital transformation, process automation, and analytics in the ever-changing business landscape. The BIT Center is an initiative of MDC’s Miguel B. Fernandez Family School of Global Business, Trade & Transportation and offers various programs and courses in three core areas – marketing and digital marketing; banking and finance; and industry certifications. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact Chechu Lasheras at 305-297-5696,; or Max Ramirez