Julián Casasbuenas G.

Chemical Engineer, University of America 1984 – Bogotá Colombia, with more than twenty five years of experience in environmental and information and communication technologies – ICTs.

Director of Colnodo (www.colnodo.apc.org), a non-profit organization established in 1993 with the main goal of facilitating the communications, the exchange of information and experiences among Colombian organizations at local, national, and international level. 

Council member of the Association for Progressive Communications – Apc – (www.apc.org) and of the Executive Board. Former Chair of the Board 2003 – 2005 and 2015 – 2017.

Participant of the Internet Governance Forum – IGF Expert Group Meeting 2022.

Member of the Selection Committee and Mentor of LacNIC’s Lideres 2.0 program since 2021 www.lacnic.net/5481/2/lacnic/lideres-20.

Active member of the Colombian Internet Government Forum initiative – Mesa Colombiana de Gobernanza de Internet, as civil society representative since 2011. www.gobernanzadeinternet.co

Former member of the Internet Governance Forum IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG), https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2018-first-open-consultations-and-mag-meeting-0, since 2016-2018. 

Board member of the Convergentes Cooperative www.convergentes.org.co 2014-2019. 

Former board member of the Development Gateway Foundation – www.developmentgateway.org 2006 – 2014.

Evaluator of proposals of the second call of the CONFINE project of the European Commission 2013. http://confine-project.eu

Member of the Internet Society since 1993 and Internet Governance Forum Ambassador for the Rio de Janeiro 2007 and Egypt Sharm el Sheikh 2009 Forum. https://www.internetsociety.org/fellowship/igf-ambassadors/past/2009/ 

Member of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus.