Hernán José Arcidiácono


Hernán Arcidiácono has a degree in electronic engineering from Argentina's National Technological University, as well as a master’s degree in business administration. Throughout his professional career, Hernán Arcidiácono has served in various management positions within the technical departments of different Internet service providers and data centers.

Since 2013, he is CTO/CIO at IPLAN, a company he originally joined in 2000. His current challenges include leading IPLAN's digital transformation process and building the wholesale fiber optic services company.

He firmly believes that IXPs are key to regional Internet development, which is why he has always participated in CABASE, the Argentine Internet Chamber. Since 2009, he is responsible for IXP Buenos Aires, one of the multiple Internet exchange points that are part of the Argentine Internet Chamber. He has also been part of LAC-IX —an organization that brings together the region's Internet exchange points— since its creation and is currently serving on its Fiscal Commission.

He has been actively involved in evangelizing on the role of IXPs as an essential component for Internet development in the region. In this context, he has presented at various LACNIC events, IETF95, CDN World Summit, NetNAPs, and other forums, and has collaborated in the organization and served on the program committee of the LAC Peering Forum.

His teaching career includes his work as assistant professor at the National Technological University and later as head professor at the University of Palermo.