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Our newest and most revolutionary stage yet, the Texpert Stage allows you to engage with industry experts on best practices and acquire practical data on the latest technologies. These highly interactive presentations are the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with the right people.

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Texpert Stage

At any given moment during the conference, you can find interactive presentations by industry experts.

Monday, June 12 2017

9:00 am - 9:05 am ( eMerge Stage )
Welcome from Manuel D. Medina, Founder of eMerge Americas & Mayor of Miami Beach Philip Levine
9:15 am - 10:00 am ( eMerge Stage )
KEYNOTE:
Steve Wozniak, Chief Scientist, Primary Data & Co-Founder, Apple
Moderated by: Melissa Lee, CNBC
10:00 am - 10:30 am ( eMerge Stage )
KEYNOTE:
Marcelo Claure, CEO, Sprint
Moderated by: Melissa Lee, CNBC
10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Imminent eCommerce Explosion

This presentation will focus on how early we are in the life cycle of eCommerce and the impending inflection point that will be driven by increasing SMBs' share of the global online economy

11:00 am - 11:05 am
Networking Break
11:05 am - 11:35 am
Colombia’s Value Proposition for Global IT and Digital Services

Everest Group supported ProColombia and the Ministry of Technology and Information & Communication (MinTIC) with research on Colombia’s value proposition for IT and Digital services including a detailed study of the as-is state of the industry and relative comparison to other key service delivery countries. The presentation in this session is a summary of the detailed findings shared with ProColombia, and is intended to provide an overview of key differentiators of Colombia as a service delivery location for IT and Digital Services.

11:35 am - 11:40 am
Networking Break
11:40 am - 12:10 pm
SAP Leonardo for the Internet of Things

The massive numbers of connected things and the explosion of data generated by connected devices (“Things”) will change the way we do business forever. The journey a company takes to get from “Things to Outcomes” is becoming the catalyst for digitization. With SAP Leonardo, our endeavor is to provide an innovative solution portfolio that enables companies to not only realize digital transformation of existing end-to-end business processes, but also enable them to evolve new business models to run digitally.

12:10 pm - 12:15 pm
Networking Break
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Marriage of Medicine and Technology: Preserving the Human Element in Medicine in an Era of Rising Technology

In this era of dynamic health care technology, the preservation, maintenance and nurturing of the human element in medical care is vital as we strive to improve community and global health. Promoting and fostering synergy between digital tools and the practice of medicine is imperative and this process needs further study and refinement. Dr. Haffizulla will outline an internist’s view of benefits of the promotion of this marriage along with challenges that need solutions in order for our health care workforce to meet the demands of community and global health.

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm ( eMerge Stage )
KEYNOTE:
Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom
Moderated by: Jackie Nespral, NBC
2:30 pm - 3:10 pm ( eMerge Stage )
Entrepreneurship, Vision, Strategy and Growth in Latin America.
KEYNOTE FIRESIDE CHAT
Gustavo Cisneros, Chairman of Cisneros
Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros
Moderator: Aryeh Bourkoff, Founding Partner, LionTree

Adriana & Gustavo Cisneros discuss with Aryeh Bourkoff, founder of LionTree, their remarkable track record launching and growing businesses in the region.

With over 90 years of history, Cisneros is one of the strongest and longest standing conglomerates in the region. Characterized by making early and meaningful bets, launching Pepsi-Cola, DirectTV, and AOL in Latin America, to name a few, and pioneering in the TV broadcast business throughout the region. Cisneros continues to evolve, making big inroads in Media, the Internet, and Real Estate.

Gustavo and Adriana Cisneros, the Group's Chairman and CEO, respectively will discuss new trends, lessons learned and share key insights into running family businesses, moderated by Aryeh Bourkoff, founder and CEO of LionTree, a leading independent merchant bank with a focus on Telecoms-Media-Technology. Mr. Bourkoff's LionTree is widely known for being trusted M&A advisors to Liberty Global, Charter Communications and Verizon Communications, among many others.

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Miami’s Expanding Healthtech Ecosystem

Come learn how Miami is becoming a globally recognized hub for healthcare innovation. Christian Seale, Founder of Startupbootcamp in Miami and four healthcare entrepreneurs from across the US will share their work to transform healthcare from South Florida.

3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
Networking Break
4:10 pm - 4:40 pm
Life Sciences: The Next Horizon of Innovation in South Florida

Leaders in the life sciences ecosystem will discuss life science needs, and the emerging technologies and potential funding sources to address those needs

4:40 pm - 4:50 pm
Networking Break
5:50 pm - 6:30 pm ( eMerge Stage )
KEYNOTE:
Pitbull & Suze Orman
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm ( eMerge Stage )
Networking Event/Happy Hour on Expo Floor

Tuesday, June 13 2017

9:00 am - 9:05 am ( eMerge Stage )
Welcome from Xavier Gonzalez, CEO eMerge Americas
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am
CLEAR SKY
11:00 am - 11:05 am
Networking Break
11:05 am - 11:35 am
Cybersecurity: Protecting What Matters Most

Cybercrime continues to rise, having an impact on company resources and costs. Companies of all sizes struggle as to what to protect and how. UDT has a different view, one that focuses on securing what matters and helping companies cut through the noise of confusion which permeates through each industry sector. During this presentation, you’ll understand how to prioritize your efforts and investments but reduce your overall attack surface. Aligning business requirements with the right technology solution will make the difference in protecting what matters

11:35 am - 11:40 am
Networking Break
11:40 am - 12:10 pm
TheVentureCity, Are you Ready For It?
12:10 pm - 12:15 pm
Networking Break
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Miami: Innovation Destination of the Americas
featuring
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Lunch
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm ( eMerge Stage )
Rony Abovitz, Magic Leap
Matt Haggman, Knight Foundation
Jean-Pierre Bardet, Dean of the College of Engineering, University of Miami
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Networking Break
3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
Networking Break
4:10 pm - 4:40 pm
Beyond the Bias

In this session we will discuss Babson College Prof. Laskhmi Balachandra’s research on gender funding, get tactical on what we can do to overcome biases and give examples of WIN Lab entrepreneurs that have gone through the funding process effectively.

featuring
Carolina Pina Director, WIN Lab Miami
4:40 pm - 4:50 pm
Networking Break
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm ( eMerge Stage )
KEYNOTE:
Alex Rodriguez, Founder & CEO, ARODCorp
Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
Mark Hoffman, Chairman CNBC
Melissa Lee, Host of CNBC’s “Fast Money” & “Options Action” CNBC

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