Xavier Gonzalez serves as Executive Director of eMerge Americas Conference, overseeing day-to-day operations. He helps lead the mission to establish Miami as the technology hub of the Americas, with a specific focus on launching the preeminent technology conference focused on the innovative solutions impacting Latin America- eMerge Americas. Prior to joining the eMerge Americas, Gonzalez was Vice President of Corporate Communications for Terremark, a Verizon Company responsible for the global corporate communications activities of the company. Gonzalez oversaw media relations,coordinated large-scale corporate events, and handled internal communications for Terremark’s global operations. Through his efforts,Terremark and its executives were featured in various top-tier media outlets, including CNBC, Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, the Associated Press, and several highly regarded IT trade publications.
Prior to joining Terremark, Gonzalez served as Director of Marketing and Communications for The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of Camillus House, and is a member of the Orange BowlCommittee.
Gonzalez received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.