Building Your UiPath Automation CoE

How to Leverage Nearshore Talent to Boost Your Performance

November 10th, 2021

With over 40% of companies world-wide increasing their use of software bots in response to the pandemic, "AI Specialist" and "Robotic Engineer" are the top two fastest emerging jobs in LinkedIn. The average RPA salary in the US is $104K per year, with entry level positions starting at $90K while most experienced workers make up to $126K/year.

Watch this recap to learn real-world perspectives on how other organizations are dealing with automation talent shortages and structuring their RPA CoEs using a combination of onshore and nearshore talent from Latin America to benefit from the collaboration and higher quality that comes from being under the same time zone to the US.


What you will learn:

  • The challenges created by talent shortages in the US and the rising cost of automation resources
  • Pros/cons of RPA development onshore vs offshore vs nearshore
  • How leading companies are leveraging LATAM to source their UiPath teams
  • Defining the right balance of in-house versus 3rd party support for your CoE
  • Best practices for upskilling your employees in RPA
  • Key considerations for selecting your UiPath Partner

Our Speakers

Eduardo Diquez

Consulting Director, Intelligent Automation Practice


Eduardo is the Consulting Director of the Intelligent Automation & RPA Practice at Auxis, including the ongoing management of its IA Center of Excellence in Costa Rica. With over 10 years of experience in process improvement and finance transformation, Eduardo has a proven track record working with CFOs in the design and implementation of back office optimization initiatives, with a deep focus on implementing long-term, scalable Automation Programs.

Eduardo has successfully delivered over 200 robots to more than 30 different organizations across multiple industries including retail, financial services, hospitality, healthcare, and manufacturing.Some of Eduardo’s recent clients include Baptist Health, Revlon Cosmetics, Pandora Jewelry, Melia Hotels, and Amerant Bank.

Prior to joining Auxis, Eduardo worked at Accenture for 5 years, where he was involved in multiple process optimization and cost reduction projects for leading consumer goods companies across the Americas. Eduardo holds an Industrial Engineering Degree from Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela and an MBA from Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jose Manuel Perez Rebellon

VP of Intelligent Automation

Amerant Bank

Jose is a seasoned Intelligence Automation leader specialized in RPA, machine learning, NLP, IA Technology, project development, and business processes re-engineering.

In previous roles, Jose worked for organizations such as Mercantil Bank and TG Worldwide Money Transfer.

He holds an MBA from the University of Wales Institute and possesses multiple certifications from the RPA Academy, Foxtrot Academy, and UiPath.

Samuel Mongeau

Senior Director of Professional Services


Presales and Product Delivery for the leading RPA product on the market. He operated within Technology, Research and Development for Vestas, on the design of the latest wind turbine generator technology. Focused on the design, test and implementation of cutting edge components into permanent magnet generators and doubly fed induction generators.

He was also was responsible for configuring Billtrust's proprietary Complete Billing System based on analysis documents and client requirements as communicated by the project team. Configuring involved mapping data elements from billing files (csv, XML, EDI and spool files) into system properties as well as writing scripts using Python to manage data. Since 2017 he has been working in UiPath, beginning as an RPA Developer and moving on to his actual role: Senior Director of Technical Services at UiPath.

Fabiana Corredor

Director of Marketing


Fabiana leads the marketing organization at Auxis, supporting all practices including consulting and outsourcing. Her areas of expertise include Finance Transformation, Shared Services, Nearshore Outsourcing, and Intelligent Automation. Fabiana started her career in Management Consulting in Ernst & Young in Latin America, and then transitioned to the Consulting team at Auxis, supporting the delivery of multiple client transformation initiatives across different industries before moving into marketing and business development.

Fabiana is very passionate about helping CFOs and senior executives design customized back-office solutions to operate at peak performance. Originally from Venezuela, Fabiana moved to the United States in 2012 when she started working for Auxis.