Erik Huesca

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Country: Mexico
Email: erik.huesca [at]
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Erik Huesca is the Executive Director at ECOESAD.[1] He is also a member of several professional organizations; including being the founder and first executive director of the ISOC-Mexico chapter.[2] He is also a member of the International Association of Metacognition.[3]

Erik Huesca studied physics at the Faculty of Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico; Mr. Huesca has graduate degrees from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of IPN, specializing in Mathematics Education, and the University of California at Berkeley, where he specialized in Computer Science.

Mr. Huesca is a specialist in consultancy services in the field of digital convergence (Telecommunications, Computing and Media). He has taught in various academic institutions in Latin America. He is widely known as an entrepreneur, consultant, and lecturer.

Career History

  • Erik began his career as a Professor of Mathematics and later joined the Instituto Nacional para la Educación de Los Adultos to do mathematics research, which lasted five years.
  • During 1985, Erik Huesca worked for the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México as a researcher in Information Technology, focused on networks and open systems. During this period, he also worked for research projects at Berkeley and the University of Glasgow with hypertext systems and in 1988 became a member of the Internet committee.[4]
  • In 1989, he became Director of technical computing for the consulting firm CONDUMEX Telecommunications, where he was responsible for the first fiber-optic local network to open systems for real-time operation in the country.
  • In 1991, Erik was among a group of researchers who started the National Laboratory for Advanced Computing (LANIA) in Xalapa, Veracruz. This project focused on the development of TCP / IP. During this period he co-founded the first association of universities in the country on the Internet (MEXnet).
  • In 1998, Erik Huesca became the CEO of ATM Consultants, a firm specializing in open technologies, which quickly achieved a good reputation among the companies involved in digital business strategy.
  • From June 2000 to May 2001, he worked as a director with Deloitte Consulting to develop Telecommunications and Media practice.
  • In 1993, Huesca joined Consorcio Red Uno and was the first instructor of Cisco technology in Latin America.