Name of nominee:
Nicolas Antoniello Liguera
Country of residence:
I accept my nomination:
( X ) Yes
Nicolás has an Engineer University degree from 'Universidad de la
República', Motevideo, Uruguay, in the field of Telecommunications and
Since 1998 he has taken courses on Telecommunications and Computer
Networks, participating on several Network technologies and Internet
During years 2000 and 2001 moved to Madrid, Spain, where he took courses
on Informatics, Digital Control, Electronics and Computer Networks in
ESA (Escuela Superior de Informática), at 'Universidad Complutense de
Madrid' Engineering University. Also done some training in WEB design
and digital photography.
Since year 2004 he is professor at ORT Engineer University, Montevideo,
Uruguay, where he is in charge of the Computer Networks course in one of
He is also professor at Electrical Engineering Institute, of
'Universidad de la República' University, Montevideo, Uruguay, since
year 2005, where he teaches Electrical Measurements course, as part of
the Electrical Engineering degree. He has also conducted some student's
final degree thesis at the institute.
He has been IEEE (Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers)
international society Member for seven years. In 2005, in junction with
three other people, he created the Uruguayan GOLD technical chapter of
the IEEE (http://www.ieee.org/gold), which coordinated and conducted
several Telecommunications, Computer and Networking seminars,
conferences and courses in Uruguay.
Since year 2003 he works as part of the Engineering staff in the Network
Operations Center at ANTEL (Administración Nacional de
Telecomunicaciones), the main Telecommunications Company in Uruguay.
This group is in charge of developing and maintaining all the Internet
access infrastructure and public services of the company. He has also
participated in many projects of the company.
He is foundation member of the Uruguayan IPv6 Task Force
(http://www.uy6tf.org.uy/) created in year 2007. Since then, he have
been working as the group coordinator, participating in the organization
of technical meetings, tutorials and conferences.
He actively participates in many LACNIC (Latin American and Caribbean
NIC) regional events, conferences and discussion forums like:
LACNIC policy forum, IPv6 forum (LAC-TF), IXP and NAP forum (NAPLA),
LACNIC Security forum, and others.
Also proposed policies modifications (mainly for IPv6 prefix allocation
and IPv4 address space exhaustion), some of them being actually
discussed, which will be voted at next LACNIC event on May, this year.
During year 2008 he got a grant for taking the IGCBP (Internet
Governance Capacity Building Programme), conducted by DiploFoudation
International Organization (http://www.diplomacy.edu/), and completed
the "Foundation Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme", the
"Advanced Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme" and the final
Rodolfo Fariello - ANTEL
Reason for the nomination:
Nicolás es una persona muy involucrada con el desarrollo de Internet en
la región y ha participado activamente en la lista de políticas de
LACNIC con valiosos aportes en diversos temas. Su experiencia personal y
el compromiso demostrado con el desarrollo de políticas de nuestra
región son atributos importantes para desempañar el cargo de co-moderador.
People who support this Nomination:
|Carlos M. Martinez-Cagnazzo||Particular / Privado||
|Alvaro Sánchez||Universidad ORT||
|Diego Valle Lisboa||ANTEL||
|Jorge Villa Hernández||Ministerio de Educación Superior||
|Christian O'Flaherty||IPv6 TF Argentina||
|Mariela Rocha||Redes de Interconexión Universitaria (AR) - LAC IPv6 TF||[+]
|Sergio Ramírez||RAU - SeCIU - Universidad de la República (Uruguay)||