Eduardo Díaz 


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Eduardo holds a range of unique positions within the tech industry. He is the past Chair (2017-2021) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers North American At-Large Organization (ICANN/NARALO), representing the interests of end-users in Canada, the United States, and Puerto Rico within the Domain Name System (DNS). Eduardo also serves as the President of the Puerto Rico Broadband Taskforce (PRBT). He sits on the board of both ISOC Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Institute of Computer Engineers. As a Professional Engineer (PE) member of the Engineering Professional College of Puerto Rico (CIAPR), Eduardo's experiences and affiliations include being a founding member of the ICANN/NARALO organization, founding member of the North American School of Internet Governance (NASIG), and founding member and past President of the Internet Society of Puerto Rico (2006-2017).

Eduardo's extensive professional experience includes roles such as Director of Information Systems and Director of Product and Market Management at Puerto Rico Telephone Company (1989-2003). During his time there, he launched numerous successful products such as the Residential Voice Mail System (1990), Enhanced 800 (1994), ISDN (1995), (1996), Broadband IP over Frame Relay (1997), and Custom Calling Features such as Caller ID and Call Waiting (1998). He was also instrumental in integrating &, the biggest ISP in Puerto Rico since 2000, and introducing DSL services (2001), currently marketed as DSL Max in Puerto Rico.

Before his time at Puerto Rico Telephone Company, Eduardo worked as a Member of the Technical Staff and Supervisor at AT&T Bell Labs, Whippany, New Jersey (1982-1989). He designed narrow-pass digital signal filters, digital spectrum analyzers, and system tests for a parallel computing environment.

Eduardo is a highly educated individual, with a Bachelor's (1980) and Master's (1981) degree in Science of Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Computer Design and Electronics from the Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech) and a Master's (1984) in Computer Science from Bell Laboratories.