Kirk Laughlin

Founder and Managing Director, Nearshore Americas

Kirk Laughlin is Founder and Chief Analyst of Nearshore Americas, the premiere platform for authoritative data, insight and guidance on the fast-growing knowledge services export business of the Caribbean and Latin America.
Since the launch of Nearshore and the Nexus conference franchise in 2009, Laughlin has become one of the foremost thought leaders in the export services’ industry of the Americas. Nearshore Americas offers digital marketing solutions, advisory services, content and lead generation platforms, customized research and in-person conferences. Earlier, Laughlin was a Vice President and Managing Director at Ziff Davis, an information technology media organization, based in New York City. Laughlin has presented at over 60 events and conferences in the Americas, and has also been interviewed and featured in news reports appearing in The Financial Times, Miami Herald, BBC News, Globe and Mail and Bloomberg. He is headquartered in Connecticut.