That geek friend that you always ask what to buy, how do techie things work or how to take full advantage of its technology. Samir is the cofounder of TECHcetera, one of the most important technology blogs in the region. Permanent contributor for SoHo magazine, Radioacktiva’s technology program and NTN24 technology show.
He is a blogger, business consultant, analyst, international speaker, evangelist and opinion leader on technology.
Samir Estefan began his professional career in investment banking and corporate banking; where he realized "the immense possibilities that technology offers for the development of the society."
Samir Estefan is passionated with technology and its effect on people, companies and society. He served as CFO of Ikioskos Communications Corporation, a pioneer technology initiatives that offers Internet access and added value services for users at commercial centers, airports and supermarkets in Latin America.
He is the former Regional Manager, License Management Service and Sales Director of Colombia and Ecuador for Oracle, leading technological modernization projects in various companies and entities of the region, improving productivity, competitiveness, relations with suppliers and customers.
He currently serves as General Manager of Softimiza, a consulting firm that specializes on enterprise softwares, as well as country manager for 4Innovation a consulting firm that specializes on innovation. Additionally, he is an advisor for numerous technology companies and recurrent columnist for SoHo magazine.
Samir Estefan has a degree from the University of the Andes and a MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management (US). Skillfully combines his experience in the business world with IT to provide a broad view of technology trends and their impact on the business environment.