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Juan Ortiz Freuler

Juan Ortiz Freuler is an incoming PhD student at Annenberg, and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center. Juan explores how political systems can be affected by design choices at the internet and web layers of the stack.

Juan is also Co-Initiator of the Non-Aligned Tech Movement, an Associate at JustLabs and a member of the Tierra Común network of researchers. Between 2017 and 2020 Juan was a Senior Policy Fellow at the Web Foundation, where he provided support to Tim Berners-Lee, managed research projects on government and corporate use of algorithms, and advocated for a more open web. Before moving to the US, Juan developed and executed research and advocacy projects at several non-profit organizations in Argentina and Mexico. A graduate from the Di Tella Law School in Buenos Aires, Juan also holds Masters degrees in both Public Policy and Social Science of the Internet from the University of Oxford.