Latinos in the the United States, the majority of whom are Mexican, represent the sixth-largest buying power on the globe. The problem, as Martin Cabrera shares in his talk, is that Mexicans remain the consumer, not the owner–creating wealth for others, not generating it for the community.
Economic power, he contends, controls the agenda: “Without creating wealth, we can’t sit at the table, and if we’re not at the table, we’re an afterthought–we’re not part of shaping policy.” In telling his family’s story, his own, and that of colleagues, Martin shares the experiences of anger, frustration, even resentment in facing discrimination, but that the defining moment in his life is when he decided what he was going to do about it.
In this rich conversation with the audience, Martin touches everything from wealth creation, to social responsibility, to personal perseverance, and the untapped potential of Mexicans in the United States.
Martin Cabrera, Jr.
Martin Cabrera, Jr. Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC
Inspired by the Stock Market Game in high school, Martin Cabrera is founder and CEO of Cabrera Capital Markets, the leading Hispanic investment bank and institutional brokerage firm in the US. Martin is highly decorated with awards, is a member of several civic and community boards, and holds degrees from Northern Illinois University and the London School of Economics.
Every day we see new goods marketed specifically for the Mexican consumer base. Mexicans in the United...
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