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Microsoft Highlights Innovation and Culture Transformation at Hispanicize 2018 in Miami

2018-04-16 09:00 ET - News Release

MIAMI, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers, Hispanicize Week 2018, Microsoft will engage hundreds of Latinx professionals. Highlighting the company’s presence at the event, taking place in Miami April 17th to 19th, are three speakers who will put into context and address some of the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, mixed reality and illustrate the culture transformation at Microsoft. Topics and speakers include:

The World Is Your Platform

Diego Rejtman, Senior Director of Microsoft Global University Recruiting, will keynote the Hispanicize U program. In this inspiring session, he will express how to use the company you work for, or choose to work for in the future, as a platform to pursue your passions. This is rooted in his unconventional journey at Microsoft, where, as a Latino immigrant, he started his career as an engineer and eventually transitioned to HR to lead university recruiting, where he discovered his passion for culture.

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET

Where: Jr. Ballroom A/B, JW Marriott Marquis Miami – 255 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33131

Mixed Reality: The Future of Content Is Here!

Get ready for a new era of communications! This session combines a presentation by Cathy Hackl, the cofounder of Mixed Reality Ventures and coauthor of “Marketing New Realities”, with a fireside chat by Hackl and Lourdes Orive, Senior Director of HoloLens Commercial Programs Windows NEXT at Microsoft. Hackl and Orive are two of the most renowned Latinas in the mixed reality (MR) industry and will talk about the importance of mixed reality and how this technology can change our lives.

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 1:35 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET

Where: 19th Floor, JW Marriott Marquis Miami – 255 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33131

Demystifying AI: Learn How Artificial Intelligence Is Already Part of Our Everyday Lives

We are living in the era of the “invisible revolution.” Whether or not we realize it, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has changed our lives and profoundly transformed the way we interact with the world for the better. In this talk, Fabio Scopeta, AI & Digital Transformation Director at Microsoft LATAM, will demystify Artificial Intelligence and discuss the central role of this intelligent technology in our everyday lives.

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 5:05 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. ET

Where: Metropolitan Breakout, JW Marriott Marquis Miami – 255 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33131

To learn more about the topics that Microsoft will explore during the Hispanicize event, visit Microsoft Latinx (www.microsoft.com/latinx)

The Microsoft Latinx conversation continues online on Facebook and Twitter; follow @MicrosoftLatinx using #MicrosoftLatinx.

About Microsoft Latinx 
Microsoft Latinx is a communications platform that highlights stories of Latino culture, passions, and people through a technology lens, amplifying the company’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. For more information, visit Microsoft Latinx or contact Edelman for Microsoft Latinx | (305) 358-9500

About Microsoft 
Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT) (@microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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