Stay up to date on Miami entrepreneurs, events, research and more.
Melissa Medina is President at eMerge Americas and the Technology Foundation of the Americas (TFA). TFA’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for establishing Miami as the tech hub of the Americas in order to propel innovation and investment in South Florida & Latin America. In May 2014, Melissa helped lead the inaugural annualeMerge Americas conference, a global technology conference held in Miami. eMerge Americas provides a platform for the advancement of technology, the sharing of ideas, and a launch pad for innovation while connecting Latin America with North America and Europe.
Subsequent to the 2014 inaugural conference, Melissa helped launch the Women, Innovation & Technology summit (WIT) which seeks to convene top female professionals from across the globe to showcase how they are transforming industries through technology & innovation.
In 2011, Medina became President of the Medina Family Foundation (MFF), driven by a mission to support local initiatives that focus on mentoring children and empowering families. The MFF supports various organizations including: Roots of Hope, SEED Miami, FIU Aquarius, Miami Children’s Hospital, Voices For Children, Camillus House, Shake-A-Leg, The Children’s Trust, and the United Way. Prior to joining the Medina Family Foundation, Medina worked at TerremarkWorldwide, a leading operator of integrated network access points.
Melissa attended the University of FL and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Real Estate & Urban Analysis & Master’s in International Business. Additionally, as part of her Master’s program, Melissa attended ESADE in Barcelona, Spain – one of the top global universities in business management.
Besides Endeavor Miami, Melissa is a Board member of United Way of Miami, and Raices de Esperanza. Melissa is passionate about transforming Miami into a technology hub for the Americas, as well as supporting Miami-based non-profits who seek to empower tomorrow’s leaders.
© 2019 Endeavor Miami
All Rights Reserved
121 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 1605
Coral Gables, FL 33134
+1 786 953 7541
Endeavor Global, Inc.
900 Broadway, Suite 301
New York, NY 10003
Website by BRITEWEB