|Email:||ribarra [at] di.uca.edu.sv|
- Organizational Effectiveness | Member
- Risk | Chair
- Technical | Member
- Strategic Planning | Member
LACTLD, RedCLARA, and LACNIC
Ibarra is a founding member of the international organizations LACTLD and RedCLARA. Ibarra has served on the boards of LACTLD, RedCLARA, and LACNIC and was the first person to be a member of these boards concurrently.
Initiatives in El Salvador
Ibarra was the Founding President and Executive Director of SVNet. He continues to be a member of SVNet, Infocentros, RAICES, Asociación Conexión, Club TIC, and CasaTIC. He is the Director of the Salvadoran ICT Cluster and the President of the Advisory Council on Innovation, Science, and Technology.
Ibarra has conducted research and directed graduation theses and projects on related topics. He is considered an authority on Knowledge Society issues in El Salvador and other countries in the region.
Service in El Salvador
As a public intellectual, he is often interviewed by the media and invited to be a part of government, international cooperation, and multilateral agency initiatives. He is known as the “father of the Internet” in El Salvador because of his role in its initial management and his subsequent contributions. He regularly contributes to print and digital publications and frequently gives lectures and conferences about using new technologies. He has served on judging panels at national and international events and has been honored with several awards for his work. Ibarra also has a [blogs.laprensagrafica.com/litoibarra/ Ibarra’s blog].
Ibarra holds professional degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration, as well as a graduate degree in New Information and Communication Technologies.
He is married and has three children and two grandchildren.