Wharton Latin American Conference

On February 9 – 10, 2024, the University of Pennsylvania hosted the Wharton Latin American Conference at the Penn Museum.

The Wharton Latin American Conference is the world’s largest LATAM conference organized by MBA students. The conference’s mission is to establish an open and multicultural forum to generate and discuss ideas about the future of Latin America, debate key business opportunities and challenges of our region, and generate a concrete path forward toward economic development, social equality, and political stability.

The full panel of Connecting the Americas: Exploring Nearshoring for the US Market in Latin America

David Musto, Faculty Director of the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance, moderated the panel, “Connecting the Americas: Exploring Nearshoring for the US Market in Latin America.”

David Musto moderates a panel with Eduardo Moore sitting to his left

During this panel, the audience discovered the vast potential and advantages of nearshoring as a strategic business model for accessing the US market through Latin America. This panel discussion delved into the intricacies, benefits, and challenges associated with nearshoring, offering valuable insights and practical advice to businesses seeking to leverage Latin American resources, talent, and market proximity.

Expert panelists Nicolás Ávila of Globant, Goldie Shturman of DFC, and Eduardo Moore of Arcor Group shared their experiences, perspectives, and strategies for successful nearshoring ventures.

Nicolás Ávila speaks on a panel, holding a cup of coffee.

Nicolás Ávila of Globant

Goldie Shturman speaks on a panel, as another panelist listens

Goldie Shturman of DFC

Eduardo Moore speaks on a panel, as moderator David Musto listens, sitting to the viewer's right.

Eduardo Moore of Arcor Group

A panel at the Wharton Latin America Conference, including David Musto

Learn more about the Wharton Latin America Conference here.

View the conference agenda here.

Visit the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance.