At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Alberto Soto

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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:


a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

LACRALO - Chair - Mar2016 ALAC Memeber LACRALO 2017-2018

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):

Instituto Iberoamericano de Investigacion para la Sociedad de la Información - IIISI

d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?

e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

4) Please identify your current employer(s):


5) Please identify your current position(s):


6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:


8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:

9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:


a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?

If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?

If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):


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IberoAlberto Soto was elected in 2014 as LACRALO Chair and re-elected in 2015. ALAC Member LACRALO 207-2018. Its main objectives are the representation of the interests of individual users Internet, integrate the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean that still have no representatives, and generate the necessary policies to defend those interests.

Alberto Soto has held management-level positions in national and multinational companies. It has more than forty years working experience in technology, communications and information security. After completing his education in law, he has been focused on Information Law.

In Modulo Security Systems of Brazil, he was manager for Argentina.

In the Bemberg Group, he was responsible for the IT department in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay. The network company was featured in the top 25 best in the world.

He was the Chief Technology Officer in Technsys S.A., which focuses on banking systems and electronic commerce development. He has participated as speaker at numerous conferences of Computer Law and Internet Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean.

He has the title of Mathematics Professor, Physics Professor in "JUAN XXIII Superior Institute of Teacher", Systems Expert in "Center for Higher Studies Exact Sciences", and Lawyer in "National University of Lomas de Zamora".

In addition, he is the Director of Iberoamerican Institute of Research for the Information Society.

Alberto Soto fue elegido en 2014 como Presidente de LACRALO y reelegido en 2015. ALAC Member LACRALO 2017-2018. Sus principales objetivos son la representación de los intereses de los usuarios individuales de Internet, la integración de los países de América Latina y el Caribe que aún no tienen representantes, y generar las políticas necesarias para defender esos intereses.

Alberto Soto ha ocupado cargos de nivel gerencial en empresas nacionales y multinacionales. Cuenta con más de cuarenta años de experiencia trabajando en la tecnología, las comunicaciones y la seguridad de la información. Después de lograr su título como Abogado, se ha centrado en el Derecho Informático.

En Módulo ( Sistemas de Seguridad) de Brasil, fue gerente para Argentina.

En el Grupo Bemberg,  fue responsable del departamento de IT para Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay y Uruguay. La red de comunicaciones de la empresa estuvo dentro las 25 mejores del mundo.

Fue el Director de Tecnología en Technsys SA, que se centra en los sistemas bancarios y el desarrollo del comercio electrónico. Ha participado como ponente en numerosas conferencias de Derecho Informático y de la Gobernanza de Internet en América Latina y el Caribe.

Obtuvo los títulos de Profesor de Matemáticas y Profesor de  Física  enel  " Instituto Superior JUAN XXIII".También el de Experto en sistemas en el  "Centro de Altos Estudios de Ciencias Exactas", y Abogado en la "Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora".

Actualmente es el Director del Instituto Iberoamericano de Investigación para la Sociedad de la Información.

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)

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