I am a Chilean lawyer, currently employed as a public policy officer at NGO Derechos Digitales, a leading civil society non-profit dedicated to the defense, promotion and development of fundamental rights in the digital environment. I am also a columnist at La Segunda (a national circulation newspaper). My work involves participating in congress discussions and speaking in both national and international seminars and events on a regular basis.
I have also published several papers in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to technology, policy and human rights.
This year I took my first step into academia, as a part-time professor at Universidad Diego Portales, where I teach a course on law and technology.
Lawyer. I hold an academic degree in law (summa cum laude) from the Universidad de Chile School of Law.
During my undergraduate studies I was a teacher assistant of the course Constitutional Economic Law and the Center for Studies in Computer Law.
My thesis, titled “El impacto regulatorio de la implementación del Tratado Integral y Progresista de Asociación Transpacífico (CPTPP) en materia farmacéutica” was qualified with the maximum grade and is in the process of being published.
In 2019 I graduated with a maximum qualification of the Postgraduate Diploma in Cybersecurity dictated by the Center for Studies in Computer Law of the Universidad de Chile Law School.
I also took the course “The Hague Process: International Security and Cyberspace Operations”, organized by the OAS and the CopyrightX intellectual property course, taught by the Berkman-Klein Center in conjunction with Harvard University.
I also worked as a legal counselor for Laboratorios Chile (2016), ad hoc arbitrator in a domain name conflict for NIC Chile (2017) and as an external consultant for the Organization of American States in cybersecurity (2019).
I have been invited to teach at the Master of Communication Sciences of the Universidad de Santiago and the summer course of Cybersecurity at the Univerisdad de Chile Law School. Together with Patricio Velasco, we thought the course “Digital security and privacy: how to protect ourselves online” within the framework of the Universidad Abierta de Recoleta initiative.
I have also been a peer reviewer for the Chilean Journal of Law and Technology, the Law and Justice Magazine of the Universidad Silva Henríquez and the Colombian Yearbook of International Law.
Currently I am a part-time professor at the Universidad Diego Portales Law School, where I teach a course on law and technology.