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Websiteglobant.com
Blogmigoya.globant.com
Twitter@migoya
BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

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La Plata University
Electronic Engineering
CEMA University, MS
Business Administration

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Martin Migoya

Martín is Globant´s CEO & Co-founder, and has been an entrepreneur since his early youth. In 2002, in the middle of Argentina’s 2001 crisis, he founded Globant together with 3 friends, with the aim of building a Company leader in the region. In only a few years their dream came true: Globant is now a multinational focused on the creation of innovative software products.

Side by side with his 3 friends, Martin developed his entrepreneurial potential, and together with them and an excellent management team they took that little start up to an organization with more than 2300 professionals and presence in the US, UK, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Argentina.

Martín always believed that it was necessary to bring opportunities to talent from all across the region, that´s why Globant pursued geographic expansion from day one. Nowadays, IT professionals from cities like Tandil, Resistencia, Bahía Blanca, Rosario, Córdoba and La Plata have more professional growth opportunities working for world class customers such as Google, Electronic Arts, Nike, Linkedin and Coca Cola.

He is also deeply passionate about inspiring inspire future entrepreneurs, that´s why he frequently gives lectures at different events and has been a jury at the Endeavor Entrepreneurs panel and at La Red Innova. The MIT Sloan School of Management wrote a business case about Globant entitled: “Globant, Leading the IT Revolution in Latin America”, and invited Martin to give lectures to their MBA students. Harvard and Stanford also wrote business cases to study the company.

Martín was selected Endeavor Entrepreneur 2005 and has won a Konex Award as one of the most innovative entrepreneurs of 2008. He was selected as one the Argentinean Creative of 2009 (Círculo de Creativos de la Argentina) and was awarded with the Security Award as one of the most distinguished Businessmen of the year (2009). In 2009 he also received the “Excellence Award” (by America Economía Magazine), recognition given to entrepreneurs and executives that contribute to the growth of Latin American businesses. In 2011, Latin Trade has also recognized Martin as Emerging CEO of the Year.

He is a member of the Young President´s Organization (YPO) and a Board Member of Endeavor Argentina.

Martín holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from La Plata University and a Master degree in Business Administration from CEMA University.

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