The Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC) recently announced Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president, Internet Software and Services, as the 2018 Estrella Award recipient. He was recognized with this award during the HITEC Leadership Summit hosted by Cisco in San Jose on Nov. 8.
The Estrella Award Recognizes an individual “whose leadership, integrity and dedication have contributed to the advancement of the of the information technology industry.” It’s also given those those “demonstrating excellence in all aspects of their global career, while serving as a role-model for "rising stars."
"Eddy Cue is one of the pioneers of the technology industry that has repeatedly demonstrated leadership and innovation during his tenure at Apple," says Alberto Yépez, HITEC Chairman and Managing Director at ForgePoint Capital. "Eddy's is a role model for the Latino and Hispanic community. His career embodies the American Dream being a son of immigrants and the first in his generation to attend college. Eddy's commitment to excellence will continue to inspire generations to come to pursue careers in technology to aspire to change the way we live, learn and collaborate."