Javier Juárez Mojica

Acting Chairman, Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), Mexico

Speaker Bio

Javier Juárez Mojica has been Commissioner of the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) since October 2016 and acting chairman since March 2022. He is an honorary member of the Commission on Ethics in Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has been member of the OECD Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AIGO), former Vice-chair of the Working Party on Communication Infrastructures and Services Policy (CISP) at the OECD (2019-2021), former president of the Technical Committee on 5G networks deployment in Mexico, and currently serves as chair of the Small Operators Committee.

Commissioner Juárez has devoted a professional career of more than 15 years to the study of telecommunications and to the promotion of innovation and competition in this sector. He has participated in conferences and lectures on interconnection, community and indigenous networks, local loop unbundling, virtual mobile operators, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), cybersecurity, and digital transformation, among others.
Author of the books Mi Neighbor is a Robot (Penguin Random House 2022) and The Future of Computing in Mexico: Proposals from the Mexican Academy of Computing (2018), as well as of several articles and book chapters on telecommunications regulation (2007) and the challenges of living with A.I.