NEW YORK, Dec 16, 2010 — Nearshore Americas, the premier online source for professional outsourced services decision-makers, has announced an all-star speaker lineup at its Nearshore Nexus Conference, the first executive-level conference dedicated to the rapidly expanding Nearshore business services industry. Nearshore Nexus, taking place April 26, 2011, features Johnson & Johnson, Axis Capital, J. Walter Thompson, Capgemini and other top industry luminaries presenting valuable insights and practical use cases on nearshoring success.
Nearshore Nexus is the first event in the global outsourcing ecosystem, created to bring together senior technologists, CIOs, global sourcing decision makers, country representatives and select sponsors to explore the “New Axis of Outsourcing.” General session speaker, John Parkinson, Global Sourcing Chief at Axis Capital, presents: “What Really Matters for Buyers of Offshore/Nearshore Services,” a firsthand account of offshore and Nearshore sourcing experiences.
The conference keynote, “Exceeding Client Requirements Using a Rightshore Strategy,” is presented by Robbie Brillhart, VP for BPO Services, Capgemini, and one of the most visible champions of nearshore outsourcing.
Additional speakers include: Jamie McClellan, CIO, J. Walter Thompson; Dr. Jerry Luftman, distinguished professor, Stevens Institute of Technology; Julia Santos, Head of Global Sourcing, Johnson and Johnson; Leonardo Mattiazzi, Vice President, Ci&T; Jane Siegel, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley and Director, ITSqc; Wanda Lopuch, President, Global Sourcing Council; John Edwards, Vice President – Sales, Marketing & Alliances, 4thSource; Cesar DOnofrio, Founder and CEO of CommonSense; Antonio Moreira, CEO, Stefanini North America.; and David Shpilberg, Co-founder and Vice Chairman, CPMBraxis.
Speakers will explore timely and buyer-driven topics, such as: Building powerful and lasting partnerships with Nearshore providers Talent analysis and acquisition within Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada Software development trends De-risking and diversifying: Updates on a multi-sourcing strategy Country Analysis 101: Key points to drive site location decisions.
“There’s a major appetite for focused analysis and opinion on this increasingly important industry sector,” says Kirk Laughlin, Founder and Editor of Nearshore Americas, and the Executive Director of Nearshore Nexus. “This conference is designed for the decision-maker audience providing hard-to-find knowledge and the right, executive-level setting to make valuable industry connections.” “Nearshore Americas is an essential meeting place for the industry to discuss the key issues that affect Nearshore outsourcing,” said Antonio Moreira, CEO, Stefanini North Americai”.
Nearshore Nexus takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, New Jersey, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on April 26, 2011. All qualified “buy side” IT, BPO and global sourcing purchasers and decision-makers can attend the conference free of charge. A limited number of passes are available to industry consultants, advisors, educators and country investment professionals for a discounted rate of $295. Register at: http://www.nearshorenexus.com.
Sponsors of the Nearshore Nexus conference include Capgemini (Platinum); Ci&T and Softtek (Gold); CommonSense, 4th Source, CPMBraxis and Stefanini (Premiere).
For sponsorship information, contact Dan Rubinetti, vice president at Nearshore Americas and General Manager of Nearshore Nexus: Dan@Nextcoastmedia.com.