ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 12 January 2007
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ICANN Featured Individual: Raimundo Beca, Board Member
Raimundo Beca is currently a partner at Imaginacción, a Chilean consulting company, and is in the board of several companies, among which namely Puerto San Vicente Talcahuano and Telefónica Mundo 188.
Prior to joining Imaginacción in 2003, he was for 11 years CRO of Telefónica CTC Chile, the Chilean local incumbent telephone company. During his tenure at CTC, the company became also the leader in the long distance, mobile, data networks and ISP markets.
Prior to joining Telefónica CTC Chile in 1992, Raimundo was for two years a Regional Expert in information technologies at ECLAC, the UN's regional economic agency for Latin America and the Caribbean. At ECLAC, he drafted a Green Book on information technologies policies, including a Decalogue on telecommunications privatization's best practices and an ambitious target of a 20% penetration of telephone premises in the region, by the year 2000.
Prior to joining ECLAC, he was for 13 years "Chargé de Mission" at the French Minister of Industry, in charge, among other issues, of the development of a national on line data industry. He was also largely involved, as a French delegate to the OCDE and the European Commission, on the early international debate on the information society, in the late 70's. To this extent, Raimundo was largely involved too on the enactment of the first rulings in the fields of data privacy, data security, access to public files and software's intellectual property rights.
Prior to joining the French Minister of Industry, Raimundo was, in a chronological order, researcher and professor of econometrics at the University of Chile, CEO of ECOM, the largest software house and data processing company in the early 70's in Chile and ingénieur en chef at SERTI, a top level French software house.
Raimundo is Chilean and was born in 1940. He holds a Civil Engineer degree at the Catholic University of Chile and a master degree in mathematical economics at the University of Paris VI, Pierre et Marie Curie.
Prior to joining the ICANN Board, Raimundo has been a member of the Address Council, the NIC's Chile Steering Committee and the LACNIC's Board.
Raimundo Beca was appointed to the ICANN Board by the Address Support Organization.
Raimundo Beca was selected for the ICANN Board by the Addressing Support Organisation. His current term will end six months after the conclusion of ICANN's annual meeting in 2006.
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