CEO, US & Canada
Marcos Jimenez currently serves as CEO for Softtek USA and Canada. He joined Softtek in 1992, and quickly became a key executive for Softtek’s international growth. In 1994 he founded Softtek Peru, the first international business unit of the company. In 1996 he was one of the founders of Softtek USA and regional director for the central and southeast regions. In 2000 he negotiated a between Softtek and Telmex to found SigmaTao, a software company based out of Mexico, and served as its COO for two years. In 2002 he was appointed as SVP of business development for Softtek USA, and in 2004 he founded Softtek Europe through a joint venture with Spanish Bank Caixa Galicia. In 2007 he was appointed CEO of Softtek Europe, later taking on his current role as CEO of Softtek USA and Canada in 2010.
Marcos is an active participant in prominent industry events, including most recently Financial Times’ “Trade Links with the New Latin America.” He has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanic IT Executives” in the U.S. by HITEC (2012-2015), and was ranked in the top positions in Nearshore Americas’ 2011 Power 50 list. His thought leadership has been featured in the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce’s (UMCOC) monthly magazine, The Alliance.
Marcos is a board member of the USMCOC, HITEC, and the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF).