The Impact Of The Nearshoring 
Movement on Tech

Downtown San DIego | 6:30PM

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An Evening with Tech Industry Leaders

Join us for an expert panel discussion on The Impact of the Nearshoring Movement on Tech. We look forward to an evening exploring the rise of nearshoring and the opportunities it presents for innovation. We'll share insights on how to leverage Mexico's location for hardware and software product development, discuss the benefits for tech and business in our cross-border region, and review best practices surrounding trade compliance and operating within Mexico.

This panel will be of interest to:

  • Founders and Innovators in Tech & Hardware
  • Executives in Technology, Operations, or Supply Chain
  • Startups and Established Companies Looking to Scale in Mexico

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Event Details

Join us for an evening of networking and learning from industry leaders. 

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024
Downtown San Diego



Doors Open at 6:30 pm
Panel Begins at 7:00 PM
Q+A and Networking After

Neal Bloom

Neal Bloom, Moderator

Neal Bloom is a serial tech entrepreneur, community builder, and investor. Neal has been building startup ecosystems for over a decade to create better environments to build a tech business. He has led Startup San Diego and runs Fresh Brewed Tech, and the Tacos and Tech Podcast. As an investor, he co-manages Interlock Capital, an investment community. The Interlock community of experienced tech builders find, evaluate, fund, and support the best technology companies through the venture fund and angel investor syndicate.

Our Expert Panelists

Terry Arbaugh

Terry Arbaugh

Chief Commercial Officer at SEACOMP 

Terry Arbaugh serves as Chief Commercial Officer at SEACOMP, a global electronics manufacturer. He supports all external facing business development, partnerships, marketing, program management and customer success activities while also serving as a member of the executive leadership team. Terry takes a consultative approach to helping innovative companies scale manufacturing of their consumer, industrial, and medical electronic products in Mexico or China.

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Gabrielle Griffith

Gabrielle Griffith

Director at BPE Global 

Gabrielle Griffith is a seasoned trade compliance professional who offers unparalleled expertise and support to companies venturing into manufacturing in China and Mexico. With her guidance, businesses can navigate the complexities of international trade regulations with confidence and ensure their operations remain compliant and competitive in today's global marketplace.

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Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez

Founder of ArkusNexus 

Angel Sanchez is the Founder of ArkusNexus, a seasoned entrepreneur with a proven track record in the software industry. With over two decades of experience, Angel has been a pioneer in Nearshore Software Development in Baja, playing a significant role in shaping the industry. Angel co-founded MindHub, an incubator within ArkusNexus that has spawned successful startups still thriving in the Mexican market today. Passionate about fostering innovation and growth, Angel actively supports other founders from Mexico and USA in expanding their businesses and encourages a culture of creativity and entrepreneurship.

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Ernesto Bravo


Ernesto Bravo is President of Tecma’s West Division, which spans the company’s operations in the Southern California and Baja California mega region. He has over 12 years of successful leadership experience in the Mexico manufacturing shelter services industry. He leads the continued development of Tecma in Baja California as the industry has undergone extensive changes in recent years, growing to support over 40 client operations in Baja California. Ernesto is a past board member of the Tijuana Economic Development Council and currently serves on the board of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.


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