- World Congress
- WSA World Congress 2013 Colombo
- WSA World Congress 2012 Cairo
- WSA World Congress 2009 Mexico
- WSA World Congress 2007 Italy
- WSA World Congress 2005 Tunisia
- WSA World Congress 2003 Switzerland
- 10 Years WSA
Executive Vice President
James Corbin has over 25 years executive, technical, project and program management experience across the Caribbean in Telecommunications, Higher Education, Manufacturing and Media with particular emphasis in Information Communication Technology, process re-engineering, directory publishing and general management. Holding a MSc in Information Technology from Long Island University, USA he is currently Executive Vice President of a multinational media company headquartered in Bermuda with businesses in the Caribbean, USA, South and Central America after previous professional involvements in Jamaica Yellow Pages, the University of the West Indies and Cable & Wireless West Indies Ltd.
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Governmental Adivisor Committee of ICANN
Olga Cavalli is an ICT and Internet specialist with large experience in project management, market research, competitive analysis, public policy and regulations.
Since 2007 Ms. Cavalli is a member of the United Nations Secretary General´s Advisory group for the Internet Governance Forum and the Argentina Representative in the GAC (Governmental Adivisor Committee) of ICANN. She was GNSO Council Member in ICANN and GNSO Vice chair.
As an advisor of the Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Argentina, she has represented Argentina in the WSIS Second Phase held in Tunis.
She was the argentine focal point for the eLAC 2015 Latinamerican Regional Information Society Plan of Action, and coordinator of the Internet Governance Group in eLAC 2010 and was former coordinator of the Financing eLAC 2007 working group.
Ms. Cavalli was a member of the Special Commission appointed by the Government of Argentina to develop the basis for the Cybercrime Law in Argentina and she was also a leading member of the commission that developed the National Digital Agenda of Argentina.
Since 2007 she is the Director and main leader of the South School on Internet Governance, pioneering program that grants fellowships to students in Latin America and the Caribbean to recieve an intensive face to face training in Internet Governance. (www.gobernanzadeinternet.com.ar)
Ms. Cavalli is the President of the Commission "Women Engineeers for Development" in the Argentine Center of Engineers. She is the secretary of the ISOC Argentina Chapter.
Ms Cavalli is a Teacher at Universidad de Buenos Aires and at the Diplomacy career in the Ministry of Foreing Affairs.
Ms. Cavalli is a PHD in Business Direction, MBA, Master in Telecommunication Regulation and Electronic and Electric Engineer.
SOLS LATINOAMERICA S.A.
Dr. Cassino has been an university professor for 20 years, in public and private universities and has published books on referred subjects such as Organization and Methods, Organization and Design of Structures, Computer science Security and Information Technologies.
He has participated and at present he takes part actively inInternational Congresses, Seminars and Meetings as an lecturer in subjects related to his specialty, in activities organized by Chambers, Institutions, Universities, Organization of American States, United Nations, Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank, among others. Being considered one of the clearest and most didactic speakers in the field.Consequently he has been recognized and distinguished in several opportunities.
Jorge has been President of the Chamber for Information Technology Companies in Argentina(CESSI), having been one of its founders in 1982, holding that position in periods 1982/85, 1988/89 and finally from 1992 to 2003.In this performance he has actively promoted the industries of the Technologies of Information and the Communications, having encouraged and collaborated in the writing and passing laws that declared software as an industry as well asthe law of Promotion of the Software Industry. Currently Jorge is the Chairman Emeritus of theChamber forInformation Technology Companies in Argentina – CESSI
He is also Chairman Emeritus of the Federation of Latin-American, Caribbean an Spain Information Technology Associations – ALETI and Vice Chairman for Latin American Region of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance – WITSA.
In addition, in his managerial life he has been a member of several boards of directors in different companies in Argentina.
In his activity as promoter of the technologies of the information, he has written various articles in national and foreign graphic media,having produced and ledRadio and TV programs on IT issue.
GECHS - Chilean Chamber of Hi-Tech SMEs
Luis Stein has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT sector. He has an extensive network of international contacts in the industry, represented a number of technology products from USA and other countries and developed Business in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay and Chile.
He participated in a number of Government Hi-tech missions to develop relationships for the industry to Europe and the US. In his function as President of GECHS he is working internationalization of the industry. Since December 2000, he is CEO of Virtual 21, a technology Rep firm for Latin America, Focused on closing the wide gap between Technology developers and consumers.
Networking Systems Solution
Nelson Simon, CEO of Networking Systems Solutions and Vice President of the Antigua and Barbuda International Institute of Technology holds a Master Degree in computer science from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne. He has a wide range of experience in software engineering in various fields, amongst others at Accent Graphics Melbourne, the Free Trade and Processing Zone Antigua West Indie and the Antigua and Barbuda International Institute of Technology. He describes his objectives: "To be a part of the development of technologies that affect lives. To be the driving force, when I can, in introducing technologies that enable the “networking” of people. To be a part of making the world a true global village."
Cámara Dominicana de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación
Arturo Lopez Valerio is an expert in interaction strategies based on the use of digital tools and resources to achieve effective contact with their customers, partners and suppliers through the brand; managing benefits through the cost reduction and the effectiveness of data collection.
Having more than eight years of experience in the planning and implementation of interactive projects (Internet, Mobile and Retailing), he was the first producer of tools for interactive marketing (mobile and internet) in the Dominican market. He is founder of Resources for Open Community Knowledge and of Numericit, ICT Consultant for Alianza ONG and e-commerce manager for VIVA Wyndham Resorts.
Head of Customer Solutions Delivery Department
Glendon Langaigne has over 15 years of experience in technology and product management with industry-leading companies. MS in Information System Management, MCSD Certification. Achievements include successful product launches, business turnarounds, and 6-figure revenue gains. As the President of the Information Technology of Grenada, iTAG, and past director of the Grenada Centre of Excellence, he seeks to promote and advance the benefits of ICT in Grenada. He hopes to contribute towards the continued development of ICT students, enthusiasts and professionals by ensuring the association and its members are involved and engaged in the ICT industry in all aspects within Grenada.
Glendon works for the largest Telecommunications provider in the region, LIME, and plays a key role for the company in the management of the Fixed Broadband product.
- Skilled in leading teams through challenging transition periods to pave the way for positive long-term results.
- Advanced knowledge in technology disciplines, systems, processes, and protocols, including online solutions.
- Record of success in developing product/service solutions that meet top-priority business and customer needs.
Sustainable Development Networking Honduras (RDS-HN)
Maria Raquel Isaula Peralta is national coordinator of the Sustainable Development Networking Honduras (RDS-HN) since 1996. Before that, she was Executive Director of AHDEJUMUR (A Honduran Association for the Development of Rural Youth and Woman) Tegucigalpa. She holds a B.S. in Sociology and in Agriculture Science.
Alejandro Machorro Fernández, age 34, is Mexican born in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. Since very little showed interest in music and technology. When he was a teenager he got involved in a rock band and from that moment he has devoted a great deal of his time to investigate the use of technology on live shows. He studied Economics at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), leaving his studies on the last year of his bachelor’s degree to start a company.
Alejandro has been a self-lerner student on information technologies, its extensive experience and his deep understanding on ITC's led him to develop products that have won international contests for world renowned companies such as Phillip Morris International and Phillips.
From a very early age, Alejandro has been an entrepreneur starting projects and companies that are always ahead of the market. In 2000 he and Rudy Laddaga founded Media Innovations, a digital signage company that became the 4th worldwide and the most important in Latin America. The company was sold in January 2007. Since then Alejandro has founded four new companies: NERD, a specialist in interactive digital lighting; Modern Media Technologies, a leader in implementing ITC's for Below the Line marketing strategies; Mandalah, the first trend research firm in Mexico and Poink Technologies, a Studio that helps new media talents to start their own companies by providing offices, communication services and finance and legal advice. He is also, with Rudy Laddaga, the co-founder of U-TOUR.
Country Gateway Bolivia Coordinator
Viceministery of Telecomunications
Wilson Cuellar Chavez has a Master Degree in e-Business & e-commerce from Universidad Polit?cnica de Madrid, and Post Degree courses in Electronic Government from OEA and Specialist in Management of Companies in the New Economy. Has a specialization in the areas of Improvement of processes, e-content, Telecommunications, e-Sales, Strategic Planning, ICT and Knowledge Management. He has developed his professional career working in national and multinational companies in the area of planning, Software product and services development, outsourcing, and ICTD. His responsibilities included; the implementation of different projects of ICTD (Software, Internet content, e-learning and E-business platforms); the development of business plans, marketing strategies and product development. Has dictated more than 50 Seminaries, Workshops and Courses of electronic commerce, marketing, and new technologies in Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay and Argentina. Also he is teacher of ICTD from Universidad Mayor de San Andr?s In Bolivia. Has developed activities of consultancy in the areas of; telecommunications, e-marketing, e-content, Business Process Management, ICT Manager of Projects. At the moment is Country Gateway Bolivia Coordinator supported by the World Bank and Development Gateway Foundation.
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