A conversation with the publisher.

Author:Ferraez, Jorge

The summer has finally kicked in and our 101 Most Influential Latinos edition is out. Over the years, this edition has gradually become a must-read reference for people who want to understand the influence of Latino leaders in our country. This issue has become a who's who for each of the different industries we highlight. Our team of researchers and industry experts comes to us with their recommendations, and based on our own leadership perspectives and criteria, we evaluate who should make the cut. After all, there are only 101 spots.

We have some surprises this year and quite a few new names. Among them are Andres Gluski, President and CEO of AES Corporation, one of the largest energy producers in the U.S.; Lin Manuel Miranda, a Tony Award sensation on Broadway; and Deborah Rosado-Shaw, the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of PepsiCo, who we interviewed more than 13 years ago as an entrepreneur in New Jersey.

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