ITJ in Nexus nearshore event

ITJ is attending Nexus nearshore event 2022

Nexus conferences are back in full force, featuring CEO Maritza Diaz as one of the panelists. With an outstanding trajectory since 2011, Nexus conferences have served as the centerpiece for the global services community in LATAM.

This year’s event is the first after a pandemic breakthrough halt. Nexus conferences take place in the heart of New York City, on June 8, 2022. The modalities for Nexus 2022 are in-person and virtual conferences covering such topics as Nearshore Digital Talent Outlook, Cloud Strategies for the Customer-Focused Enterprise, Transformation in a Digital Economy, Testing Quality, Talent and Vision, Managing Vendors in a New Tech Universe (AI, RPA, Fin-tech, and Blockchain), Metrics Guiding the Coming Wave of Investment, and more.

Maritza’s Panel will take place at 10:30 am Thursday, June 9th, for in-person and virtual modalities. The panel is titled Opportunities and Alternatives: Confronting Latin America’s Talent Crisis. The topic of the panel covers the number of factors that have been combined to create an extremely competitive climate for IT personnel. Cross-border recruiting, the appeal of work-from-home opportunities, and a thriving Nearshore economy require organizations to be better than ever at discovering excellent individuals. Meanwhile, Latin America has the world’s widest skills gap, and what are the next steps. So, do not forget to register now on Nexus Platform for this and more informative conferences.

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About Maritza Diaz

Maritza Diaz is a talented and seasoned technology executive with over 25 years of experience in IT and Software Engineering. She brings a wealth of expertise with particular strengths in engineering excellence, digital transformation, agile/scrum adoption, software engineering best practices, and building high-performing teams. 

About Nexus

Nexus is a symmetrical route for clever ideas, knowledgeable business people, and cutting-edge technology to find new deployment throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference marks its eleventh anniversary by remaining true to its most crucial promise: to provide the skills you’ll need to succeed in the next wave of inventive service delivery. Whether you’re a business owner, a CEO, an investor, or a service provider.

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Maritza Diaz featured in Women of Influence in Tech 2022 by SDBJ

SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2022 — As the second consecutive year, The San Diego Business Journal has acknowledged Maritza Diaz, CEO of ITJ, as one of the Women of Influence in Technology 2022. This honorific mention showcases female technology trailblazers’ careers and accomplishments that continues to inspire women in the tech industry.

Since launching in 2019, Maritza Diaz helms ITJ, a technology services company based in San Diego,devoted to serving fast-growing, high-value market sectors that contribute to the growth of the Cali Baja region. With a Nearshore model, working with the highest quality software engineers, data scientists, and creative designers from across Mexico and Latin America, ITJ enables companies to create world-class software engineering centers of excellence in Tijuana, MX. The proximity between San Diego and Tijuana border is helping to create a thriving innovation ecosystem in the Cali Baja region allowing high quality software engineering centers to settle and prosper.

“The significance of this award transcends individuals, barriers, and borders. We are building role models that future generations of women can look up to and believe that anything is possible and that their future is in their hands”.

About Maritza Diaz

Maritza Diaz has established herself as a thought leader and advocate in the field of cross-border collaboration in the software industry between San Diego and Baja California to help leverage the region’s strength to build a thriving innovation economy that leads the digital transformation for companies in California over the last seven years. Maritza is a 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. 

About the award

The San Diego Business Journal’s Women of Influence in Technology 2022 award is granted to outstanding and hardworking women in the tech sector who have made remarkable contributions in their field throughout time. The Top 50 Women of Influence 2022 are announced first, followed by SDBJ’s spotlight on the 8 women of distinction.

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Maritza Diaz recognized as SD500 Most Influential People in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, December 2, 2021 — The San Diego Business Journal has recently recognized Maritza Diaz, Chief Executive Officer of ITJ, on its SD500 special edition as one of the most influential people in San Diego, along with other business leaders celebrating their unparalleled contribution to the region’s economy. 

San Diego’s world-class transformation has been driven by the vision and accomplishments of the leaders profiled in this year’s edition of the SD500. From civic and lifestyle champions to pioneers in blue tech, biotech, high tech, life sciences, real estate, and finance, the San Diego Business Journal’s SD500 is the human capital powering the success of the region’s prosperity.

This year’s edition features a host of newcomers as well as business community leaders who’ve been SD500 mainstays for more than a decade. With diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) emerging as a central theme in 2021, women and persons of color, including people of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, are well represented on this year’s list.  

Since launching in 2019, Maritza Diaz helms ITJ, a technology services company based in San Diego, enables customers to create technology centers of excellence in Tijuana. Our mission is to help improve people’s lives through digital innovation by creating Software Centers of Excellence and providing access to digital nearshore talent. 

“San Diego and Tijuana can become the most prosperous region globally,” said Diaz. “So let’s continue leveraging our strengths to unlock this opportunity. Thank you, San Diego Business Journal, for recognizing my team’s work and collaboration with the region.”

Diaz was appointed this year by the Tijuana EDC as leader of its Innovation and Emerging Sectors Commission, whose charter is to strengthen Mexico/US binational relationships — and advance Baja California’s role as a significant hub of digital innovation and technology development servicing the IT, Biotech, and related industries generating thousands of jobs for software and digital professionals across the world.