Regional Technical Engagement Manager
As Technical Engagement Manager for LAC region, Nicolas joined ICANN in March 2020, based in Montevideo office, Uruguay and reporting Adiel Akplogan, VP Technical Engagement at the Office of the Chief Technology Officer. Nicolas will work in coordination with other regional engagement functions at ICANN and lead the execution of the technical engagement strategy.
Nicolas is an engineer graduated from the "University of the Republic", Montevideo, Uruguay, in the field of telecommunications, electronics and energy systems. He also studied Engineering at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, and Internet Governance at Diplo Foundation, among others.
In previous years he has worked as Advisor to the Minister of the Government of Uruguay in charge of the National Telecommunications Policy. He worked for the national telecommunications company (ANTEL), from Engineer in the Network Operations Center to Advisor to the CEO and the President of the Company. For more than 14 years he was a professor at the School of Engineering of the ORT University and at the Institute of Electrical Engineering of the University of the Republic in Montevideo, Uruguay. He has been Moderator of the LACNIC Public Policy Forum for more than 6 years; technical instructor in regional events for many years (DNS, IPv6 and BGP among others). He is also a founding member of LACNOG (Group of Network Operators of Latin America and the Caribbean).