Juan Manuel has a M.C. degree in Management and Implementation of Development Projects form The University of Manchester and a B.S. degree In Industrial and Systems Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Estado de México. He has 15 years of experience in civil society sector in Mexico participating in development, education, environmental and ICT4D projects. For the private sector he served as consultant for Accenture for corporate strategy, operations and project/program management. Juan Manuel is the former Executive Director for the Mexican NGO REDDES (Red Iberoamericana para el Desarrollo Sustentable A.C.) and Development Director for the Digital Content Production Network (RTPD known in Spanish). He has wide experience as a consultant and capacity builder in organizational development, project management and ICT for Development and Activism in the NGO and public sectors. He is also the founder of Mexican NGO Telar Social A.C. and consultant for CitiVox. Juan Manuel currently leads Tactical Technology Collective's Infoactivism project in Latin America and runs promotion, capacity building and research projects on digital media for citizen engagement, participation and activism.