Posted June 30 2021
FIU is part of a partnership with SoftBank Group International to prepare students to work with tech startups booming in South Florida.
“SoftBank sees Miami as a future technology hub for the world, and that future starts with education,” said Marcelo Claure, CEO of SoftBank Group International. “Our vision is for the SoftBank Operator School to become a training ground for the next generation of talent to become leaders in the most successful technology startups in South Florida and Latin America. We know these regions have talent. Now it’s time they get the training.”
The partnership creates the SoftBank Operator School (SOS) powered by FIU, Miami Dade College and University of Miami. SOS is designed to become a training ground for the next generation of talent in the most successful technology startups in South Florida and Latin America.
The semester-long program, which begins this August, will offer FIU graduate and undergraduate students an unparalleled experience in and outside the classroom.
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