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Pedro Huichalaf

Of Counsel

phuichalaf@magliona.cl

Pedro Huichalaf has great experience in Telecom, new technologies and cybersecurity market regulation. Has knowledge in both administrative and public sector, at government level and in congress, with experience in bills and parliamentary management. He has participated in the development of public policies and in non-profit movements and organizations of civil society in the field of technology and telecommunications.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 – 2014: He was legal advisor in Telecommunications and Technology.

2009 – 2010: Official for the Undersecretary of telecommunications, for the Management of the Telecommunications Development Fund. Between 2010 and 2011 he was legal advisor of the Department of Digital Development of the Ministry of Economy and between 2011 and 2014 for the Legal Division of the Undersecretary of Telecommunications in the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications.

March 2014 – October 2016: He was the Telecommunications Undersecretary of Chile, where he led, coordinated, promoted and foment telecommunications development in the country.

2017- 2018: independent consultant, highlighting international consultancies (El Salvador Government) and talks in Colombia and Cuba.

PUBLICATIONS

Pedro Huichalaf has spoken at multiple international and national conferences.

Co-author “Chilean Strategy 2030: Ideas for a National reflection”. Editor of the chapter “Digital Strategy” elaborated by the Chilean Council on Prospective and Strategy, 2017.

Co-author of the book “Manual sobre utilidades del Big Data para bienes públicos. Editor of the chapter “Big data in the Chilean Public Management: opportunities for public politics management”, elaborated by GOBERNA, Escuela de Política y Alto Gobierno del Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset de España, 2017.

Co-author publication “Proposals for digital transformation in Chile, a look at 2030”, elaborated by the Infrastructure Policy Council, 2019.

EDUCATION

Law, Faculty of Law, Universidad de Valparaíso, graduated with honors (2009).

Master (c) in Law and new Technologies, Universidad de Chile.

Diploma New Ways in Leadership and Policy Transformation, Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset de España.

Diploma in Cybersecurity, Universidad de Chile.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

“Ethics and Legislation” professor at Engineering Faculty, Universidad de Valparaíso (2012-2013). Currently he is professor in the Magister program Information Security at Universidad Mayor. Researcher at the Cybersecurity Research Center, Universidad Mayor and also professor at Engineering Faculty, Universidad Diego Portales.

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.