Robert Guerra is a civil society expert specializing in issues of internet governance, cyber security, multi-stakeholder participation, internet freedom and human rights. Robert is the founder of Privaterra, a Canadian based company that works with private industry and nongovernmental organizations to assist them with issues of information security and internet governance.
Robert serves as a member of ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) and the Multi-stakeholder Ethos award panel. Additionally he has participated as a member of the official Canadian delegation at two UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS).
Robert has given numerous media interviews and often is invited to share his views on the challenges being faced by social justice organizations in regards to surveillance, censorship and privacy. He has advised and/or collaborated with numerous non-profits, foundations, governments and international organizations, such as Counterpart International, American University's Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP), Citizen Lab, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR). Robert is an Honours graduate of the University of Western Ontario and an alumni of the Universidad de Navarra’s Faculty of Medicine.