Andre Arbelaez is the President of the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) and is the SVP & Chief Strategy Officer for Softtek USA. Andre, who is of Colombian heritage, was born in Detroit, Michigan, lived 5 years in Colombia when he was vey young, and then moved back to Detroit in 1975, where he has resided since.
Andre joined HITEC in its inception in 2007 and has attended every quarterly summit. As HITEC’s President, he brings a premier group of relationships of CEO’s, CIO’s and both VP’s of IT and Workforce Diversity and Inclusion from Fortune 1000 global companies and is a Leader in the Hispanic and African-American IT community nationally.
Andre has developed the HITEC 2.0 movement taking the organization into the digital age with revamped websites, online digital strategies. Andre is a dynamic bilingual executive with demonstrated global sales and business development success selling technology driven solutions to international corporate customers.
Andre is a strategic minded leader and team builder, who creates trust and lasting relationships with customers.