TEKsystems' Adrian Alonso Receives Prestigious HITEC 100 Recognition for 2024
September 19, 2023 | HANOVER, MD
Impactful leaders like Adrian Alonso demonstrate the power of inclusion in the technology industry.
TEKsystems, a global provider of technology, business and talent solutions for more than 80% of the Fortune 500, announced today the inclusion of Adrian Alonso, practice director of TEKsystems Global Services, in the esteemed 2024 HITEC 100 list honoring the most influential and distinguished Hispanic professionals in technology.
Adrian Alonso has shown immense commitment to driving customer success and leading diverse technology teams through complex and advanced technology operations. Over his 25-plus year career, including seven years in the U.S. Marine Corps, he has attained extensive, varied experience in telecommunications and IT service management. At TEKsystems Global Services, he oversees enterprise operations practice and enterprise enablement portfolio. Adrian leads a team of professionals, who partner with customers to align their IT initiatives with business objectives and empower customers by optimizing their performance, efficiency and innovation.
"It is genuinely an honor to be recognized by my fellow colleagues and leaders. Each awardee has committed to making an impact in the technology industry, and to be included among a group of changemakers who are determined to push the boundaries of innovation means so much," Adrian said. "Receiving this award truly motivates me to continue to pioneer ways for those who are underrepresented in tech because this industry is at its best when we bring diverse experiences and schools of thought."
Every year, HITEC recognizes the achievements and contributions of the top U.S.-based Hispanic technology executives, with the goal of celebrating their impactful leadership and inspiring others looking to build careers in technology. HITEC's vision is to accelerate the power and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, achieving lasting equity from the classroom to the boardroom.
"I continue to be inspired by the impact and achievements of these Latinx tech leaders," said HITEC Board Member and Awards Committee Chair Alvaro Celis. "On behalf of the HITEC Board of Directors and the awards committee members, a most heartfelt congratulations to the HITEC 100 awardees. We look forward to celebrating you."
The 2024 HITEC 100 Award recipients include some of the world's most esteemed Hispanic leaders from global Fortune 100 firms, including CEOs, CIOs, CTOs and leaders in diverse technology disciplines. 49 percent of this year's HITEC 100 Award recipients are Latinas, and recipients come from 19 unique countries from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Recipients are leaders from 63 different companies, and 36% are being recognized with the HITEC 100 Award for the first time.
"I am so proud to see the accomplishments of our Hispanic technology executives that are driving change and innovation in their organizations," said HITEC Board Chair Rosa Ramos-Kwok. "The HITEC 100 recipients are 'el orgullo' of our community."
HITEC, a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and technology executives, stands devoted to cultivating exceptional careers in the tech industry. With a vision to accelerate the influence and impact of Hispanic technology leaders, HITEC strives for lasting equity, creating opportunities from the classroom to the boardroom.
"Our purpose at TEKsystems is to intentionally create significant opportunity for our customers, our consultants and each other, and Adrian does that day in and day out," said Franklin Reed, executive director of global inclusion, equity and diversity at TEKsystems. "Adrian puts our mission into action, uplifting all those he interacts with while fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging. His story is an inspiration that embodies the core values of who we are and how we strive to serve. We are profoundly honored to have a member of our team recognized on the 2024 HITEC 100 list."
HITEC will recognize the HITEC 100 at the HITEC 100 & Corporate Awards Gala on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, as part of the HITEC Fall Leadership Summit hosted by KPMG in Lake Nona, Florida.
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About TEKsystems and TEKsystems Global Services
We’re TEKsystems. We accelerate business transformation for our customers. We bring real-world expertise to solve complex technology, business and talent challenges—across the globe. We’re a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 customers, including 80% of the Fortune 500 across North America, Europe and Asia, who partner with us for our scale, full-stack capabilities and speed. We’re strategic thinkers, hands-on collaborators, helping customers capitalize on change. We’re building tomorrow by delivering business outcomes and driving positive impacts in our global communities. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. Learn more at TEKsystems.com.
HITEC is a leading global executive leadership organization, comprising senior business and technology executives, committed to advancing diversity and inclusion within the technology sector. Through their various initiatives and the annual HITEC 100 recognition, the organization strives to empower Hispanic technology leaders, creating a more equitable and inclusive tech industry.