I accept my nomination to the ICANN Board of Directors.
Full name : Raimundo Beca Infante
Organisational affiliation:Telefónica CTC Chile
AHCIET (Iberoamerican Association of
Telecommunications Research Centers and Operators)
Email address:rbeca [at] ctc [dot] cl
Physical address: Av. Providencia 111, piso 27 Santiago, CHILE
Country of residence: Chile
Telephone contact: (562) 691-3014
Date of birth: May 8th, 1940
D.E.S. in Economics at the University of Paris.
Civil Engineer at the Catholic University of Chile.
Diploma in Economic Statistics at the CIENES, Santiago, Chile.
Member of the ASO Address Council, appointed by ARIN.
Member of the Editorial Group of the Ad-Hoc Group on Numbering
and Addressing of ICANN, appointed by the ICANN Board in
representation of ASO.
Member of the Interim Board of LACNIC.
Member of the Steering Committee of NIC Chile.
Vice-president of Planning and Regulation at "Telefónica CTC Chile"
General Director of Strategic Innovation at "Telefónica
Member of the Board of :
"Telefónica Móvil Chile", the leading mobile carrier in Chile.
"Mundo Telefónica Chile", leading long distance carrier in Chile.
Chairman of the "Internet Permanent Commission" of AHCIET.
Member of the Board of the Chilean Association of Public Utilities
1990-1991 : ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the
Caribbean, United Nations).
Regional expert in Information Technologies.
Director of the proposal: "Information and Telecommunications:
Vector of the Productive Transformation with Equity (an ECLAC
Consultant of various governments of the LAC region in IT
1976-1989 : Ministry of Industry of France.
"Chargé de Mision" in charge of the Information Industry issues.
Involved in the development of Minitel, Hypertext, Smart Card
and CD-ROM, among others.
Member of the French delegation before the European
Commission, the OECD and the GATT.
"Raporteur" of various Public Reports, among them: the
Nora-Minc report on the Impact on Society of Information
Technologies and the Madec report on Transfrontier Data Flows.
"Raporteur" of Bills on Data Privacy, Intellectual Property and
Data Processing Fraud.
Member of the Ethical Committee for Minitel.
1974-1975 : Chief Engineer at SERTI, an information technology firm in
1970-1973 : CEO of ECOM (Chilean National Company of Data
1966-1970 : Researcher, Professor and Director of the Mathematical
Economic Studies Center of the University of Chile (CEDEM).
Other activities related to the development of Information Technologies
and the Internet:
Various presentations of different topics related to the telecom
industry, among others:
The IP World.
The Internet development in the LAC region.
Deregulation and Privatization of the Telecom Industry Latin
Regulatory issues of the Telecom Industry.
Strategic Planning and General Management.
The Drivers of the New Economy.
Viewpoint of the Internet in Latin America.
Professor at different Chilean Universities and Institutes of
Courses and Diplomas on Management, Information Technology
Strategies, Statistics, Econometric Analysis and Project
Evaluation, among others.
Member of the expert panel in Information Technologies
TIDE2000, supported by the Japanese Government, which
developed different forums about the deregulation of the
Telecom Industry and International Service Trade.
For many years, I have been an active member of the Internet
Community. In particular, for the last two years, I have served as a
member of the ASO Address Council. Therefore, I beleive I have both,
the skill and the background, to continue serving the Internet Community
and, particularly, the Address Community.