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May 2017 - Andrew Rauch

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
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11:30-noon: Registration and lunch
Noon-12:05: Chapter announcements
12:05-1:00: Presentation

Presentation Topic: Out-Sourcing vs. Near-Sourcing for your Business

Increasing global competition, a growing shortage of IT talent, improving the cultural alignment of teams, pressures on productivity and costs drive key business decision to source talent beyond local borders. We will look at how such global trends are changing the IT service model, and particularly, how competitive Mexican-based IT services are promoting a nearshoring model is gaining competitive edge.

Learning Objectives

We will look at how global trends are changing the IT service and business model, and particularly, how organizations are assessing a nearshoring vs. traditional outsourcing decision that support key investments in innovation and a competitive advantage.

Speaker bio:

Andrew Rauch has more than 20 years of experience working with and serving board of directors, CEO’s, executives and business owners on matters of strategy, sales and marketing, technology, business and capital development.

Mr. Rauch is the VP of Marketing and Sales of iTexico, a nearshore IT development services firm focused on helping start-up to $1B in annual revenue extended their IT teams for mobile, web and cloud solutions. Mr. Rauch has jointly or independently served and advised more than 200 for profit and not-for-profit organizations in industries including technology, training, real estate, telecommunications, professional services, banking, manufacturing, logistics and venture philanthropy.

Mr. Rauch previously served as Vice President of Sales at The Knowledge Capital Group, where he was responsible for delivering strategic marketing, sales, and business development advisory services to more than 300 technology companies. Mr. Rauch has also held various marketing, sales, business development and executive positions with technology start-ups including Agillion, iChat, InfraWorks, and Motive Communications.

Mr. Rauch earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from Pace University in Pleasantville, New York.

Event Details: 
May 2017 Chapter Meeting
Event Location: 
9420 Research Boulevard, Echelon III, Austin, TX 78759