Nelly Ortiz

Nelly Ortiz

Director, Business Hacking Studio at Globant

Nelly is currently co-leading the Business Hacking studio in North America. She has worked in the Blockchain space since her time in IBM (2015); and while completing her Master’s at NYU, serving as the VP of Marketing at CoinComply, a startup that was pioneering in the space of compliance for BitCoin and other digital currencies. At Globant, a technology services company with a presence in 18 markets around the world, her role is to hack the gap between Business and Technology, with a big focus on emerging technologies that support the WEB3 development(e.g., NFT Marketplaces, Blockchain, VR & AR, Gaming, Digital Currencies / Tokens, AI, among others).

Her passion for innovation has driven her to become a Design Thinking coach & facilitator, applying this mindset to solve problems at the intersection of Business, Technology, and Design. Nelly has worked with small and large companies across multiple industries including IBM, Mindtree, P&G, L’Oreal, Citibank, JP Morgan, SmileDirectClub, among others. She has a Master’s Degree in Integrated Marketing from New York University and Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at the “Universidad de Los Andes” in Colombia. Most recently, Nelly was awarded the 2022 HITEC100 “Top 100most influential Hispanics in the technology industry”.Constantly looking for ways to embed diversity in her work and life, Nelly is passionate about travel and has visited 46 countries around the world