About Us

The Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) is an organization that offers unique opportunities for researchers and IT professionals from around the world to network and exchange ideas.

Since its inception 22 years ago, GITMA has held 22 conferences in America, Europe, and Asia on a range of topics relevant to the rapidly evolving global technology industry, such as AI, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Blockchain, Digital Transformation, and other categories. More than 63 Universities in 15 countries across 3 continents are represented each year in the annual conference.

Our core values of inclusiveness and integration drive us to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. We strongly believe that diversity is a key factor in driving innovation and creativity, and we are committed to promoting diversity and inclusiveness both within our organization and in the industry as a whole. 

With an international presence, we are able to offer our support to students, practitioners and businesses worldwide. Our team of experts is highly skilled and experienced, and we are dedicated to providing our members with exceptional service and support.

Our History

For more than 20 years, GITMA has held annual conferences around the world on a range of topics relevant to the global technology industry to provide opportunities to IT educators, researchers, and practitioners to learn from one another.

Some of the conferences held over the years include the following:

  • Washington, US. 2010
  • Las Vegas, US. 2011
  • Bangalore, India. 2012
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2013
  • Philadelphia, US. 2014
  • St. Louis, US. 2015
  • San Diego, US. 2016
  • Mexico City, Mexico. 2018
  • Paris, France. 2020 (Virtual)
  • Mexico City, Mexico. 2022

GITMA Head Chair

Gustavo Parés

An international technology expert and global educator, Gustavo Parés leads NDS Cognitive Labs as founding partner and CEO, designing and implementing digital transformation, cloud computing and conversational AI solutions, advising clients and teaching students in North and South America, Europe, South Korea and India.