Electoral Commission

José Enrique Díaz Jolly


Born in Mexico City on February 6, 1966, José Enrique Díaz Jolly holds a degree in Cybernetics Engineering from La Salle University. Since then he has been involved in the development of Internet services. During the early days of the World Wide Web, he helped establish the IEEE's presence in Latin America after having collaborated in establishing the region's presence on Gopher in 1994.

He has always been interested in governance issues and has been involved in various aspects. He began his professional career as a systems administrator at Podernet and Interplanet, both market leaders in terms of Internet presence and two of the largest domain registrars. This led him to a more active participation and becoming involved in several forums that led to the creation of LACNIC. He served on NIC Mexico's Consultative Commission for 5 years (from 2001 to 2006) and was involved in various capacities in different forums where LACNIC's policies were defined and developed. He also served on the special commission for LACNIC policy review from 2000 to 2005 and has been a member of the IPv4, Bulk WHOIS and Multi-Homed End-User Micro-Allocations Policy Working Groups, serving as president of the latter.

Since 2005 he has been with IronPort Systems, acquired by Cisco Systems in 2007, where he has served in various capacities as Systems Engineer for Mexico and Content Security Consultant for Mexico. He later transferred to Montreal, Canada, where he worked as Content Security Consultant at first for emerging markets in the Middle East, Europe and Latin America and currently covering all of Latin America as Content Security Consultant and Product Specialist.

He has been a speaker at different academic forums such as UNAM's Computer Security Conference, forums at La Salle University in partnership with Alfa Redi and the Federal Telecommunications Commission, industry forums such as Netmedia's b:Secure conference, as well as various conferences such as Cisco Plus, Cisco Networkers and Cisco Live in different Latin American and Middle Eastern countries.

He has been a member of LACNIC's Electoral Commission for the 2003-2006, 2007-2010 and 2011-2013  terms.