Ulkar Bayramova (Azerbaijan) is currently a PhD student and working as senior expert at the International Relations office of the Azerbaijan University of Languages. Ulkar is an active member of the Azerbaijan Internet Society Chapter formation group and also director of an Internet Society small community grant.
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2012 IGF Ambassadors
Luca Belli (Italy) is a PhD student in Public Law at Sorbonne University, Paris. Luca’s research interests include Internet governance and Internet regulation, global administrative law, freedom of speech, and data protection.
Nabil Benamar (Morocco) works as a Professor of Computer Science at the Moulay Ismail University. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Networks and a PhD in Computer Science from the Moulay Ismail University. Nabil has extensive experience in IPv6, DNS, security and privacy, open source culture, and networking.
Fatima Cambronero (Argentina) graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba and received a diploma in Law and Technology from the Universidad Blas Pascal. She is a lawyer involved in Internet governance issues and personal data protection, privacy, and intellectual property rights. She is also an alumnus of DiploFoundation’s Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme and the ICANN Fellowship Programme.
Natalia Enciso (Paraguay) is an Attorney-at-Law and a Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Asunción (UAA). Natalia’s work is concentrated in the areas of online trust and identity, e-Commerce, e-Government, data protection, and mediation. Natalia is especially interested in human rights and exploring how proposed legislations such as SOPA, PIPA, and CISPA relate to censorship and freedom of expression.
Jorge Gonzalez (Venezuela) works at UCLA University in Venezuela in the Networking Department. Jorge believes there are various technology-related issues that require attention in the developing countries, including teaching Internet governance, making the Internet a safer place for children, and operationalizing cyber security.
Faisal Hasan (Bangladesh) is an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faisal received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and has been active as the president of the Internet Society Bangladesh Dhaka chapter. Areas of interest include TCP congestion control, distributed protocols, and systems.
Samuel Morgan (Jamaica) is a technical coordinator for Advanced Integrate Systems in Jamaica. He has a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics, and also one in Law, and will be participating in legal vocational training in common law jurisdictions.
Paul Muchene (Kenya) is a software entrepreneur and a network engineer at the iHub in Nairobi. He also runs a web startup in Nairobi building websites and web applications and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Nairobi. His interests encompass Domain Name System (DNS), DNS Security, and IPv6.
Rolando Rodriguez (Venezuela) is a Field Engineer with Advantech Wireless, where he specializes in IPv4, IPv6, satellite communication, switching and routing, and network monitoring. His interest areas include multilingualism (specifically the use of native Latin languages on the Internet), human rights and freedom of expression, e-Inclusion, and Internet Governance for Development (IG4D).
Encel Sanchez (Venezuela) is a student at the University of The Andes - Mérida, Venezuela, studying systems engineering. His areas of competency are web development, social media, security and privacy, and open source. The IGF topics that are of primary interest include access and diversity, security and privacy.
Kris Seeburn (Mauritius) teaches at the University of Technology, Mauritius, and is an evangelist of good Internet practices. Kris is actively involved in the telecom and Internet policies, and a Board member of the RIR – AFRINIC and of the National Telecom Authority.
Cintra Sooknanan (Trinidad and Tobago) is an Attorney and Chair of the Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter. Cintra has been involved in ICT non-profits in Trinidad and Tobago for the past 10 years having served as director of the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society and actively involved in ICANN.
Sorina Teleanu (Romania) is a civil servant working on ICT legislation in the Romanian Parliament and doing a fellowship at the IGF Secretariat in Geneva. Her main interests include management of Internet critical resources, e-government, privacy, and data protection and freedom of expression.
Emilar Vushe (South Africa) is based in Pretoria where she is Resource Mobilization Coordinator with the Association for Progressive Communications. She is responsible for developing her organization's strategic priorities in the ICT policy field across the African continent. Emilar has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Science (Hons) and is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Information and Knowledge Management.