IOT INNOVATECH LATAM 2021 | November 29 - 02, 2021
José Felipe Otero

José Felipe Otero

Vice President Latin America & Caribbean – 5G Americas

Mr. Otero has nearly three decades of experience, has collaborated in more than 100 research projects and has authored numerous studies about the regional telecommunications industry. His experience includes restructuring the wholesale division of a Mexican operator, working on the entry strategy of a new mobile operator to Central America, developing a business model that justified the launch of more than fifteen mobile networks in the Caribbean, and auditing the purchase/sale of telecommunications assets in various markets of the region.

With more than 100 published analyzes, Mr. Otero has been consulted on public policy issues and/or wireless technologies by the White House, the World Bank, the Inter-American Investment Corporation and government institutions in more than 30 countries, including Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, the United States, Jamaica, Mexico and Uruguay, among others.

Mr. Otero has studied at various academic institutions including studies on Latin American politics at Boston University (USA), law in information technology at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), technology administration at Georgetown University (USA) and social innovation at Cambridge University (England).

At present, José F. Otero is Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean at 5G Americas where he works to promote the use of information and communication technologies as a catalyst for the economic and social development of the region.