Alejandro Pisanty

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Alejandro Pisanty is the Chairman of Board of Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet. He is also the Director of Computing Academic Services at National Autonomous University of Mexico. [1]

He has contributed knowledge towards areas such as virtual reality, digital signatures and online elections.[2]


  • From 1984 to 1986 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung in Stuttgart in Germany.
  • He completed Bachelors in Chemistry from UNAM and M.Sc and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the same university. [3]

Career History

  • From 1995 to 1997 he was the Coordinator of the Distance Education Project at UNAM.
  • He was the Technical Secretary of the Computing Advisory Council from 1991 to 1997 at UNAM
  • He served as Head of Graduate School in Chemistry from 1993 to 1995 at the same institute.
  • DNSO selected Alejandro Pisanty for the ICANN Board. He was first select in 1999 and his term ended in 2003, after which DNSO again selected him for another term, which ended in 2006. [4]
  • He was one of the founders of Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders Constituency (now the NCUC) of ICANN. [5]
  • He led a campaign known as the InternetNecesario in 2009. The campaign was about adjusting tax laws regarding internet in Mexico.[6]
  • He is a local node of in Mexico.[7]