Hector Cerezo

Head of Talent Acquisition (LATAM)

Hector is the Head of Talent Acquisition of TrueNorth, one of the most successful fintech software development companies in the world having built several unicorns from scratch including LendingClub and Upgrade. Hector believes that TrueNorth is truly reshaping the industry and looks forward to partnering with innovation leaders to leverage TrueNorth’s fintech expertise and transform their business to lead the charge into the digital age. Hector is also a proud TCS alum and spent nearly 10 years leading cross-functional teams in strategic planning, business development, change management, and digital transformation initiatives, partnering with clients across the United States and LATAM. But that's not all, Hector is a seasoned professional with over 10 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, and digital transformation initiatives. He has scaled companies' headcounts and human resources departments globally, working in the United States, Mexico, and Colombia. 

Hector is not only a member of Carabella, a Mexican VC firm specifically designed to invest in LATAM startups, but also a mentor to young entrepreneurs for the past 5 years. He's even the proud godfather of 2 startup generations. Originally from Mexico City, Hector holds a degree in business management from Tec de Monterrey in Guadalajara where he grew up and is currently located.


Hector Cerezo’s Session(s)

1:00–1:35 p.m. PT —

Revolutionizing Talent Acquisition: Strategies for Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

In this session, Hector Cerezo, Head of Talent Acquisition (LATAM) at TrueNorth will share his insights for building a diverse and inclusive workforce. He will discuss: 

  • Tools for unbiased candidate screening and selection.
  • Use of inclusive language in Job Descriptions.
  • Diverse Sourcing Channels.
  • Implementing Structured Interviews
  • Track diversity metrics for continuous improvement.

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