Melissa Medina

Executive Vice President, eMerge Americas

Melissa is currently VP of Business Development at eMerge Americas.
In May 2014, Melissa helped lead the inaugural annual eMerge Americas conference, a large-scale technology conference focused on key trends driving growth in the US Hispanic and Latin American entrepreneurial and technology markets. 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 and 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 by enhancing educational initiatives and quality of life. The MFF actively supports various organizations including: Roots of Hope, SEED Miami, FIU Aquarius, Miami Children’s Hospital, Baptist Hospital, Dream in Green, Informed Families, Voices For Children, Camillus House, Shake-A-Leg, City Year, The Children’s Trust, and the United Way.

Melissa Medina is passionate about transforming Miami into a technology hub for the Americas and supporting Miami-based non-profits who seek to empower tomorrow’s leaders.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida and earned an MBA in International Business from ESADE in Barcelona, Spain.

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