Gustavo Parés was born in Mexico City, and gained a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a master’s degree in Business Administration at the Monterrey Institute of Technology. He also received an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other executive education courses at Harvard and Stanford. He is a partner at Nearshore Delivery Solutions (NDS), a company dedicated to creating ‘nearshore’ delivery capabilities so that global IT service companies establish and maintain operations in Mexico, from which they can meet the needs of customers in the Americas. Mr. Parés was awarded “the best IT professor in 2013” at the Tech of Monterrey at Santa Fe, member of Young Presidents Organization and Vice President for the Center of Global Outsourcing chapter Latin America. Professor Parés has published chapters, articles and presentations in South Korea, India, Italy, Mexico and USA. He is married, lives in Mexico City, enjoys playing tennis and planning and executing new business startup ideas.