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Chief Information Officer
Jorge Elguera, Abt’s chief information officer (CIO), has more than 20 years of experience building high-performing technology teams in the U.S. and internationally. He is a proven leader with an outstanding track record in creating partnerships between business and technology.
Prior to joining Abt, he served as a CIO and managing director at Hartman Executive Advisors, a technology advisory firm. He was responsible for the operation and development of the commercial and higher education practice, the firm’s largest business unit.
Before that, he spent a decade at a global higher education company, Laureate Education, where he was CIO. There, he led all global technology, as well as business integration, and helped grow the company’s online business to $1 billion. He also successfully implemented several complex, multi-country enterprise resource planning systems.
Early in his career, Elguera helped launch the first wireless messaging company in South America, Skytel Argentina. He also led a consulting practice focused on telecommunications for Oracle Corporation.
He holds an M.B.A. in global leadership from the University of Texas and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina.
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