Kirk Laughlin / Managing Director, Sourcing Decisions

Kirk Laughlin is managing director and founder of the Sourcing Decisions -a conference platform focused on the intersection of sourcing and transformative technologies. Kirk is also founder of Nearshore Americas, the the widely respected media and research group which examines the emergence of Latin America and the Caribbean in outsourcing services and knowledge-based industries. He has emerged as one of the foremost thought-leaders on the expansion of cross-border trade and ICT and global services investment in the Americas. He speaks regularly at conferences throughout the Americas and consults with both corporate ‘buy-side’ and vendor organizations in developing and executing transformational and strategic objectives in the Latin America region. Earlier, Kirk was a VP and Managing Director at Ziff Davis Enterprise, based in New York City.