Latinamerica

Chief Executive Officer
EZLearner Inc.

Troy Weekes is the CEO of EZLearner Inc, a provider of educational technology solutions for students across the Caribbean. He is a distinguished scholar and futurist on the topics of aviation, e-learning and human centered design. Prior to becoming a board-certified Associate Human Factors Professional, Troy was instrumental in upgrading and managing the lab facilities at the Center for Aviation Human Factors where he developed simulation models to analyze human behavior. Troy has been involved in several business process interventions on local and international projects and has accumulated over ten years’ experience in web consulting. Troy is a former teacher, tutor and teaching assistant. He received his M.S. in Aviation Human Factors from Florida Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Aeronautical Science from the same university. At EZLearner, Troy furthers research and development into the effects of social networks and gamification on student achievement and organizational effectiveness.

Argentina Representative
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.
 

Founder and Institutional Relations Director
South School on Internet Governance and the founder and Marketing and Commercial Strategy Director in Dominios Latinoamérica

Mr. Carballo is a professional with vast experience in organizations related with Internet, Information and Communications Technologies. Today he is the founder and Institutional Relations Director of the South School on Internet Governance and the founder and Marketing and Commercial Strategy Director in Dominios Latinoamérica. He is also involved in several regional Internet projects with focus in commercial, marketing, capacity building and communications aspects. His experience in ICT includes advising UNESCO, the MERCOSUR Technology Committee for Productive Integration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina and the Financing Commission of the Regional Plan of Action for the Information Society eLAC. Previously to these positions, he has worked for Telefonica as Marketing Director and participated in the UNCTAD training program for Legal Aspects of eCommerce, organized with the Government of Spain. Mr. Carballo is a Board Member of the ISOC Argentina Chapter, Board Member of the CCAT-LAT an active participant in ICANN, LACNIC, IGF and LacIGF meetings. In ICANN his participation is focused in the ALAC through the representation of the ALS “Fundación Incluirme”.

President
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.

CEO
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."

Director
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
LIME

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.
 
Key Skills

  •   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.


 

National coordinator
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.

Project Manager ICTD
Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones - ENTEL

Wilson Cuellar Chavez has a Master Degree in e-Business & e-commerce from Universidad Politecnica 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 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, also has been coordinator of the Country Gateway Bolivia, supported by the World Bank and the Development Gateway Foundation. At the moment is Coordinator of ICTD projects and information society.