Xavier Gonzalez serves as the Chief Executive Officer of eMerge Americas, helping lead the effort to establish Miami as the technology hub of the Americas. Under Gonzalez’s leadership eMerge Americas has grown to attract more than 13,000 attendees from over 60 countries, more than 500 participating companies, 100 innovative startups, and 1 billion media impressions worldwide.
Prior to joining eMerge Americas, Gonzalez was Vice President of Corporate Communications for Terremark, a Verizon Company responsible for the global corporate communications activities of the company. Gonzalez oversaw media relations, coordinated large-scale corporate events, and handled internal communications for Terremark’s global operations.
In 2014, Gonzalez was recognized by the Miami Herald as one of Miami’s 20 Under 40 leaders in the community. He is a member of the Orange Bowl Committee and serves on the Boards of Directors of The Beacon Council, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and Camillus House.
Gonzalez received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.