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Christian O'Flaherty

Christian O'Flaherty

Regional Vice President - Latin America and The Caribbean

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Biography

Christian O’ Flaherty serves as the Regional Vice President for Latin America and The Caribbean. He joined the Internet Society in July 2009.

Graduated in Computer Science and postgraduate degree in Business Management. Christian began his career in academia and was Operations Director at the Argentine National Research and Education Network. In 1997 he joined a regional company to build and grow the Internet business, until 2006, when he served as Internet Product Manager for Global Crossing Latin America, developing and implementing the strategic plan for Internet products in the region.

Christian served the regional community as Chair at LACNIC's Public Policy Forum, as founder and/or board member of local and regional organizations including the Latin America and The Caribbean Network Operators Group (LACNOG), Argentine IXP (CABASE), the Latin American IXP Association (LAC-IX), the LAC Peering Forum and several technical working groups.

Christian is based in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos

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Community Networks 5 October 2018

The Presence of Community Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean

The community of Latin America and the Caribbean has maintained an incessant activity in community networks topics, particularly during...

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Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) 3 May 2018

Internet Society, LACNIC, and LAC-IX Partner to Strengthen IXPs in Latin America

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, the Internet Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Internet Exchange Points...

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Human Rights 29 April 2015

La Importancia del IETF para las Universidades

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Looking Forward To Receiving The IETF In Latin America Thumbnail
IETF 8 April 2015

Looking Forward To Receiving The IETF In Latin America

When some of us in Latin America started to look for support to host an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting...

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Development 27 March 2014

Building Strength in Latin America and Caribbean

Capacity building in developing countries is both challenging and rewarding, including in Latin America and the Caribbean. The disparity...

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