At the very core of eMerge Americas is a movement focused on innovation and technology with the purpose of establishing the technology hub of The Americas right here in Miami. After an explosive inaugural conference, the eMerge team is planning to make next year’s showcase even more alluring with new additions to their already robust agenda. New to the May 2015 conference will be Women, Innovation & Technology focused on educating and motivating women by showcasing professionals from an array of industries who are transforming the business landscape. “We saw a need in the market to highlight the amazing work being done by women in technology,” says Melissa Medina, VP of Business Development for eMerge Americas. “We’re putting the full weight of eMerge Americas into launching it and making it a core part of the 2015 programming.”; eMergeAmericas.org.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive
Tax attorney Suzanne DeWitt is a financial artist. She takes a canvas and paints a picture, which is the design principle of tax minimization. While she is well versed in the rules, she takes a practical, more entrepreneurial approach, passionately finding the best solution of what clients not only shouldn’t be doing, but also what they should, for each individual situation. She’s a deal maker, not a deal breaker.