San Diego, June 24, 2021 – ITJuana, a tech services company based in San Diego that enables customers to create technology centers of excellence in Tijuana is pleased to announce that Maritza Diaz, Chief Executive Officer of ITJuana, has been recognized as the San Diego Business Journal 2021 CEO of the Year awards winner in the category of Rising Star. This award recognizes local industry leaders’ great achievements within their companies and in the community. The winners and finalists are lauded for demonstrating determination and insight yielding huge successes for their organizations.
This year only, Maritza Diaz was also honored by the San Diego Business Journal as Women of Influence in Technology, setting an exciting year of success and growth for her company. This award represents a major stepping stone on her goal of leveraging the strength of the CaliBaja region to build a thriving innovation economy that leads the digital transformation for companies in California.
“My team represents the amazing digital talent that is available in our region. Engineers that are helping our customers solve very difficult problems of the future. Problems that are very impactful and rewarding at the same time. My team, this award is for you.”
About Maritza Diaz
Maritza Diaz is a talented and seasoned technology executive with over 25 years of experience in IT and Software Engineering. She is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and is a member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco where she represents San Diego. Prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer of ITJuana, Maritza served as Sr. Director at Thermo Fisher Scientific where she was responsible for growing the company’s digital capabilities in North America, India, and Mexico. In this role, she successfully managed the digital and agile transformation of an organization composed of 800 software professionals; today this organization is considered one of the finest software organizations in the industry.
About the Award
The San Diego Business Journal’s 2021 CEO of the Year Awards recognizes local industry leaders’ great achievements within their companies and in the community. The winners and finalists are lauded for demonstrating determination and insight yielding huge successes for their organizations. These executives have taken the lead in driving their businesses and the local economy.