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Martín Umaran: Globant and the Future of IT Services

August 13, 2019

In this episode of Deal Talk with 7MA, partner Leroy Davis talks with Martín Umaran, Chief of Staff, Co-founder, and head of M&A at Globant. Martín discusses how Globant was formed, what the company is doing in the IT sector, and how the technology Globant is bringing to the market will change the future of technology.

Globant is a publicly traded global IT services company based in Argentina, with more than 8300 employees and presence in the US, UK, Spain, India, Brazil, Colombia, México, Perú, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina.

First, Martín gives listeners a glimpse into Globant’s origin story. (2:16) Martín then discusses why he has chosen to remain with Globant and his vision for the company’s future. (6:58) As an IT services company, Globant must continue to be nimble and adapt. Martín explains how the company continues to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry. (13:27)

Martín talks about industry adoption of newer technologies such as AI and machine learning. (18:18) Given Globant’s role in bringing technology such as AI and machine learning to businesses, and knowing how that will change the employment landscape for students, Martín gives high school or college students advice on where they might want to focus their career goals. (21:52) Martín wraps up the episode by looking toward the future of Globant.

For more information on Globant, visit their website at www.globant.com

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