DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LinkAmerica announces Pablo Salazar, former Chief Information Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at AT&T Mexico, as their new Chief Technology Officer to strengthen and expand LinkAmerica’s IT initiatives.
Mr. Salazar brings with him a trailblazing background in the IT and IT Security functions as well as in digital transformation roles with over 28 years of experience in the USA and Global markets. With extensive proficiency and in-depth knowledge of the diverse areas of Technology, he has managed a team of over 1,300 IT professionals and was previously responsible for integrating multiple organizations and leading the IT teams in more than 45 countries in the LATAM, EMEA, and AP Regions.
Mr. Salazar holds BSEE and MBA degrees from the University of Miami and participated in Executive Programs at Columbia University (Digital Business Leadership) and Harvard University (Achieving Breakthrough Service). Outside of AT&T, he
Prof. Juan de Pablo has been appointed Vice President for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation and Global Initiatives at the University of Chicago, effective immediately.
In his new role, de Pablo—currently the Vice President for National Laboratories, the Liew Family Professor in Molecular Engineering and senior scientist at Argonne National Laboratory—will help drive and support the University’s science, technology and innovation efforts, along with their connection to policy and industry. In close consultation with President Robert J. Zimmer, and in close collaboration with Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, deans and faculty, he will help shape emerging strategic scientific and technological initiatives. He also will provide oversight of entrepreneurship and innovation activities at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in close partnership with Madhav Rajan, the dean of Chicago Booth.
De Pablo also will work to build global academic partnerships, extend the reach of the University’s research collaborations with international