1) Your Name:

Juan Manuel Rojas

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2) Stakeholder Group:Non-Commercial

3) Constituency:

Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns (NPOC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

GNSO Councilor representing the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (AGM 2020 - AGM 2022)

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

IT Orinoco Cluster

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Researcher, Lecturer

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

Researcher ICT, Digital Education

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


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


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):I am representative for Minka Digital COLOMBIA (an NGO)
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

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):

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

  • GNSO Drafting Team to Further Develop Guidelines and Principles for the GNSO’s Roles and Obligations as a Decisional Participant in the Empowered Committee
  • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP WG
  • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Sub Team – Track 5 – Geographic Names at the Top Level
  • GNSO Locking of a Domain Name subject to UDRP
  • Next-Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services to Replace Whois

13) Additional Information (optional):

Currently holds a fellow on his Master of Information Technology at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Associate Professor of UNIMINUTO since 2011. 

2008-2009. Worked with ICT Ministry in E-government Strategy in local municipalities. 

2010 & 2012. E-government Consultant Villavicencio Mayor City Hall.

2011 (october). AGEIA DENSI Colombia is recognized as LACRALO ALS. 

Lecturer in academic events such as: ICEGOV (International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance) organised by United Nation University - UNU, in China (2010) and Estonia (2011).

Participant of LACIGF en 2011, 2012 y 2014.

DiploFoundation alumni. From Foundation level to Research. (2011-2012)

SSIG Alumni (2010)

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