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Wednesday, April 6 • 1:45pm - 3:10pm
The Latino Brand in Disarray Town Hall

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55 million strong yet absent in key debates of our time. While other minority groups have at least one strong leader that represents the community as a whole, Latinos lack such leadership. In this session, a group of panelists will take a critical look at the Latino Brand and address viable options on how to resolve the lack of leadership, attempting to identify the next Cesar Chavez. Time for Q&A will be set aside at the end of the session.

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Eduardo Caballero

Chairman, Caballero Television
Eduardo Caballero is a broadcast pioneer with over 40 years of experience in Spanish-language radio and television.Mr. Caballero, is a native of Sagua de Tánamo, Cuba. Graduated from the University of Havana’s School of Diplomatic Relations in 1953 and, in 1956, from the University... Read More →
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Cathy Hackl

Emmy-nominated broadcaster
Cathy Hackl is a Costa Rican-American,  Emmy-nominated broadcaster turned public relations professional & social media strategist. She is helping brands from across the globe with their Periscope and live streaming strategy through her consulting business, Globally Social. Hackl... Read More →
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Juan Carlos Lopez

Anchor and Senior Correspondent, CNN en Español
Juan Carlos López is Anchor and Senior Correspondent for CNN en Español in Washington D.C. López has collaborated as a reporter for CNN since 1993. He anchors Directo USA, a daily show that airs from 6-7pm ET from Monday to Friday. Directo USA covers the headlines generating... Read More →
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Janet Murgia

President and CEO, National Council of La Raza
As someone who has experienced the promise of the American Dream firsthand, Janet Murguía has devoted her career in public service to opening the door to that dream to millions of American families. Now, as a key figure among this generation of leaders in the Latino community... Read More →
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Alex Nogales

President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC)
Elected President of the NHMC in the late nineties, Alex Nogales has tirelessly advocated for the Latino community. Under Nogales’ leadership, the NHMC has filed over fifty petitions to deny broadcast licenses with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).  As leader of one of... Read More →
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Jorge Plasencia

República, Co-founder, chairman and CEO
Jorge A. Plasencia is a Cuban-American entrepreneur and civic leader. He is chairman and CEO of República, an independent advertising and communications agency,which he co-founded in 2006 as a small start-up. Plasencia is also the former chairman of the National Council of La Raza,the... Read More →
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Manny Ruiz

CEO and Founder, Hispanicize

Wednesday April 6, 2016 1:45pm - 3:10pm EDT
Grand Ballroom