Omar Duque is president of HITEC, the premier global community of Hispanic technology professionals and executives. Duque is passionate about technology and entrepreneurship and how both help build community and help create a better world.
His work is focused on helping develop the next generation of Hispanic technology leaders. He previously served as president and CEO of the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, which under his leadership developed initiatives to connect more Latinos to the innovation economy. IHCC partnered with 1871 Chicago to develop a first-of-its-kind incubator program for Latinx tech startups. Since launching in late 2016, 95 Latinx founders have completed the program.