José F. Otero is also the Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean at 5G Americas, where he promotes the use of information and communication technologies as a catalyst for the economic and social development of the region. He has collaborated on over 100 research projects and is the author of numerous studies on the telecommunications industry. His expertise includes working on projects related to social development, convergence, adopting new technologies, and launching new operations in the Latin American and Caribbean markets. His work experience includes research on public policy issues related to information and communication technologies (ICT) for institutions such as the White House, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Investment Corporation. He is frequently invited to present his views at national congresses, such as the Chilean Senate, the National Assembly of Ecuador, and the Mexican Senate. Mr. Otero was part of the Advisory Board that reviewed the methodology for the ICT section of the Global Knowledge Index published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. His academic background includes studies in politics and economics at Boston University and the University of Leicester, law at the University of Edinburgh and Cornell University, technology at Georgetown University, and social innovation at the University of Cambridge. Mr. Otero is also an adjunct instructor at New York University, where he is developing courses on digital transformation for the Faculty of Professional Studies.