Gilberto García, has been a CEMEX executive for more than 26 years and has performed in many different roles in worldwide operations. Among his experiences he has performed in Strategic Planning and Concrete Operations in Panama, Processes Operations and Information Technology in Poland, Austria, Croatia, Latvia and Hungary, and in Technology Evolution and Development in the corporate offices in Mexico.
For the last four years he has been the head of Innovation. With his leadership, CEMEX won a Forrester Groundswell award for the best employee management collaboration system, Shift. Shift is a business social networking platform that empowers employees in all CEMEX operations worldwide to interact, share best practices and promote innovation through collaboration. Gilberto’s innovation efforts have been recognized by Computer World, MIT Technology Review, and Forbes, as well as in IBM’s Lotusphere. Learn more about the SHIFT story here.
READ Gilberto’s M-Prize-winning story, “SHIFT Changes the Way CEMEX Works.”