Los Angeles, USA – April 11, 2013: Avasant is a proud Advisory sponsor of the Nearshore Nexus 2013, the premiere outsourcing conference focused on Latin America IT services and BPO. The event, established to create executive-level dialogue about the opportunities, risks and advantages of developing strategic relationship in Latin America, will be held at the Jersey City Hyatt Regency on April 24th.
Avasant Global CEO, Kevin S. Parikh will be speaking at the panel on “Sourcing Domestic or Sourcing Foreign”. Speaking on the continuous support and participation at the event, Mr. Parikh said, “We are proud to be advisory sponsors of the event again this year. The event provides much needed exposure and encourages interaction between buyers of outsourcing services to connect with the leading destinations in Latin America and Caribbean.”
Avasant is the leading Sourcing and Globalization Advisory firm with significant presence in the Latin America/Caribbean region. Avasant advises multinationals on their Nearshore Sourcing strategy and also develops effective Go-to-Market strategies for many countries in the region.
In addition to the unparalleled networking opportunities, attendees will learn how to tap new markets, open new business operations and understand what countries are best suited for relevant products and services. Over 25 senior executives from across the Americas region are speaking at the conference. Key questions addressed during the sessions include: What does it cost to work with IT and BPO partners in Latin America? How well prepared are professionals in the market, and what level of English-speaking capability is available in specific countries? And, how does LATAM compare to India, China or Eastern Europe?
Expert speakers include:
Kevin S. Parikh, Global CEO Avasant and Thought Leader
Joe Nocera, Award Winning Columnist, New York Times
Greg Lipper, Vice President of Global Business Services for Staples, Inc.
Juan Coronado, EVP, Stragic Global Sourcing, Citibank
Anthony Porter, Director of IT Vendor Management, Procurement, Legal & Strategy at Humana
Linda Tuck Chapman, Chief Procurement Officer, Bank of Montreal.
Business executives, Procurement, BPO, IT and BPO professionals interested in attending the event, may request an invitation at the official event website: www.nearshorenexus.com
Avasant is a next generation management consulting, research and events firm servicing global clients across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Avasant’s talented team of consultants, lawyers and technologists average over 20 years of industry-honed experience and have conducted over 1,000+ engagements in over 40 countries worldwide.
Avasant is recognized as a leading Strategic Sourcing, Technology Optimization and Globalization Consulting firm. According to the International Association of Outsourcers (IAOP), Avasant is ranked among the “World Best Outsourcing Advisors”. Vault Consulting recognized Avasant among “Top IT Consulting” and “Best to Work For” consulting firms for 2013. Further, Avasant holds honored distinctions as the Black Book of Outsourcing’s ‘Number 1 BPO Advisor’ and ‘Top 10 Full Service Advisor’. For more information on Avasant, please visit www.avasant.com