Melissa Medina is EVP at the Technology Foundation of the Americas (TFA) & eMerge Americas. TFA’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for establishing Miami as the tech hub of the Americas in order to propel innovation and investment in South Florida & Latin America. In May 2014, Melissa helped lead the inaugural annual eMerge Americas conference, a global technology conference held in Miami.  In 2011, Medina became President of the Medina Family Foundation (MFF), driven by a mission to support local initiatives that focus on mentoring children and empowering families.

Melissa attended the University of FL and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Real Estate & Urban Analysis & Master’s in International Business. Melissa is a Board member of Endeavor Miami, Miami Children's Museum, and Raices de Esperanza. Melissa is passionate about transforming Miami into a technology hub for the Americas, as well as supporting Miami-based non-profits who seek to empower tomorrow's leaders.

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