Robert is a Spanish and Canadian national that has over 15 years of experience developing solutions related to Internet governance, human rights, digital security and Internet freedom. Robert is the founder of Privaterra, a Toronto-based company that works with private industry and nongovernmental organizations to assist them with issues of digital security and Internet Governance. Mr. Guerra has participated as a member of the official Canadian delegation at two UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS). He is a member of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) where he has participated as a member of its board Nominating Committee (NomCom), its Multi-stakeholder Ethos award panel and the Cross-Community Working Group to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming Related Functions.

Robert has given numerousmedia interviews and often is invited to share his views on the challenges being faced by social justice organizations in regards to surveillance, censorship and privacy. He has advised and/or collaborated with numerous non-profits, foundations, governments and international organizations, such as Counterpart International, American University‚Äôs Institute on Disability and Public Policy, the International Criminal Court, The Citizen Lab, Freedom House, Human Rights Watch, and Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. Robert is an Honours graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Canada) and an alumni of the Universidad de Navarra (Spain).



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Contact Information:

Robert Guerra

Founder & Executive Director, Privaterra

Email: rguerra AT

Twitter: @netfreedom


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