2022 Elections: Board of Directors

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LACNIC Electoral Commission presents the six candidates to this electoral process:

Candidates

André Ricardo Tomio

About the candidate:

  • Organization: O T Tecnologia em Informática
  • Country of citizenship: Brazil
  • Country of residence: Brazil
  • LinkedIn: -
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: André Ricardo Tomio (self-nomination)
  • Organization: O T Tecnologia em Informática
  • Reason for the nomination:

I would like to help LACNIC in the development of actions and contribute to the sustainable growth of the organization.

Héctor Fernando Cabrera Dubón

About the candidate:

  • Organization: U Energy Corp, S. A.
  • Country of citizenship: Guatemala
  • Country of residence: Guatemala
  • LinkedIn
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: Héctor Fernando Cabrera Dubón (self-nomination)
  • Organization: U Energy Corp, S. A.
  • Reason for the nomination:

With more than 20 years in the telecommunications industry and experience at various ISPs and management positions within the IT departments of various companies in Guatemala and the Central American region, I am sure that I can contribute as a member of the LACNIC Board.

Javier Alberto Salazar Castañeda

About the candidate:

  • Organization: Tenable
  • Country of citizenship: Mexico
  • Country of residence: Mexico
  • LinkedIn
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: Edmundo Cázarez-López
  • Organization: IAR México
  • Reason for the nomination:

Javier's vast experience is a very valuable contribution to the Latin American community. His performance during his tenure on the LACNIC Board allows him a broad vision of the different situations and to propose comprehensive solutions. For this reason, I believe his experience should be leveraged by the Board.

Keenan Singh

About the candidate:

  • Organization: Air Link Communications
  • Country of citizenship: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Country of residence: Trinidad and Tobago
  • LinkedIn
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: David Mc Ken
  • Organization: Air Link Communications
  • Reason for the nomination:

A large percentage of Lacnic Members are small operators who may not be properly represented on the Board of LACNIC. Mr Singh is the founder and CEO of a small ISP in Trinidad and Tobago and has always advocated for better representation in this regard and I believe he can provide a level of diversity to the board which is required more than ever.

Rafael Ignacio Sandoval Morales

About the candidate:

  • Organization: IPV6 Technology SAS
  • Country of citizenship: Colombia
  • Country of residence: Colombia
  • LinkedIn
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: Rafael Ignacio Sandoval Morales (self-nomination)
  • Organization: IPV6 Technology SAS
  • Reason for the nomination:

I am a Lawyer and Telematics Engineer, I have a specialization, an MBA and doctoral studies in strategic management and projects, as well as more than 24 years of professional experience.

In addition to working with a LACNIC member organization, I have been participating in LACNIC's discussion lists, events, and activities for more than 10 years. With my knowledge of the subject matter and public and private professional experience, I believe I can contribute to the development of the information and knowledge society through the LACNIC Board, in the roles and functions related to the monitoring of policies, their impact and appeals, contributing strategic ideas and following up on the management, plans, reports, and projects of LACNIC. All of this with a focus on generating transparency, participation, access, equity, inclusion, and the continuous improvement of the Internet, technologies, and the community, as well as on strengthening LACNIC's performance.

Wardner Maia

About the candidate:

  • Organization: MD Brasil TI & Telecom
  • Country of citizenship: Brazil
  • Country of residence: Brazil
  • LinkedIn
  • Biography and more: open

About the nomination:

  • Full name: Rodrigo Oliveira de Souza Corrêa
  • Organization: Aue Provedor de Internet Ltda
  • Reason for the nomination:

Wardner Maia is a leader in ensuring internet governance and the care of internet number resources. His work in recent years continues to be essential for the dissemination of best practices that will guarantee a global, free, and neutral internet, especially considering his collaborative and participatory position, both in Brazil and abroad.

In addition, his experience in associativism and his cumulative knowledge of the different realities of Latin America and the Caribbean are essential for building a digital inclusion model that is rich and attentive to international differences. The legal director of my organization is the current president of the Advisory Board of ANATEL, the Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency. She ratifies the reasons presented above and also recommends Wardner Maia to the LACNIC Board of Directors.

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