Alejandro Mainetto is Partner of Globant, a global digital software engineering consulting firm where he is responsible for leading sales and delivery of consulting services and strategic value realization for clients across the East Coast within multiple industries.
Mainetto is a dynamic bilingual digital business executive, deal maker, corporate officer and startup trusted advisor with exceptional business acumen, broad technological expertise and an outstanding record of success delivering solutions that profitably impact major companies in a broad spectrum of industries worldwide. He is highly skilled in leading and transforming organizations and creating and building strong business ventures. Mainetto has also expertise in working with venture capital and private investment firms in sourcing and growing deals in the technology sector.
Prior to joining Globant, Mainetto was the Founder and CEO of a digital boutique advisory firm called New Media Strategy, which focused on providing advisory services to CIOs and CMOs in the education, travel and media and entertainment industries.
Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mainetto was with Kaplan, where he served as VP, Global CTO for one of the largest global education online companies. He led the global enterprise technology, architecture and innovation functions across Kaplan. He joined Kaplan from NYC Department of Education, where he was Deputy CIO responsible for the technology systems of the largest educational institution in the United States providing services to more than 1,700 schools and 1.2 million students.
Mainetto joined NYC Department of Education from The Walt Disney Company, where he was Director, Corporate and Enterprise IT leading the overall organizational realignment and transformation of the technology group in order to deliver increased customer service levels, better alignment of IT with the business, produce new technology capabilities and world-class solution delivery. Prior to Disney, Mainetto held various management positions at major Fortune 500 firms such as IBM, Verizon and Con Edison.
Mainetto has deep industry expertise in Media and Entertainment, Education, Energy, Telecommunications and Public Sectors. Over the last four years, he has participated in many advisory and executive boards for tech startups. In addition, Mainetto is a diversity and inclusion champion having participated in many global corporate and non-profit boards for organizations that advocate “diversity is great for business”.
Mainetto received his Executive M.S. in Management of Technology and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from NYU-Polytechnic University and currently resides in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area.