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Deborah Vasquez


Deborah Vazquez is a global high tech industry executive and thought leader specialized in strategic technology talent acquisition and the launch and execution of critical business strategies.

She is founder and CEO of PROTECH, www.protechfl.com; a full-service company Specialized in technology talent acquisition with a focus on transformational and high growth organizations.

PROTECH places intermediate to ‘C’ level tech professionals and senior executives specialized in software engineering, IT, and executive management. The staffing division provides temporary tech staffing across key vertical industries.

Based in Boca Raton, the company provides its services globally. PROTECH clients range from startup to Fortune 500 companies.

Clients engage PROTECH to provide IT staffing and placement services, executive search for director to C level tech industry leaders, to conduct technology leadership and career management workshops, and compensation studies. High tech companies seeking accelerated growth also engage PROTECH for GTM strategy work. As a value-add to its clients, the company publishes popular technology industry market surveys including the widely covered “South Florida Tech Leadership Survey” and the “South Florida Tech Talent Survey” providing unique market trend data.

PROTECH’s recruiters and consultants have extensive tech industry experience, allowing the company to work as a peer with CEOs, CIOs, HR, and Tech Sales leaders to match talent and programs with their organizations’ specific needs.

Deborah draws on more than 20 years of technology industry experience in executive management and strategic global sales and marketing roles. Prior to PROTECH, she was responsible for launching wholly owned global subsidiaries for a leading software company, speaking on technology trends, and establishing strategic alliances. She started her career as a software developer.

Under her leadership, PROTECH has emerged as a leading company representing major employers and earning important accolades. An active participant in the technology community, Vazquez is frequently quoted in major media outlets and publications and is a regular writer and speaker on the technology industry, workforce and GTM strategies.

Deborah has held positions of President, and Chair of the Board for the South Florida Technology Alliance. She continues to serve as a Director on the SFTA board and has also served on the Advisory Board for the Academy of Information Technology (AOIT). She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a focus on international business and MIS from Florida International University.

About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.

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