About us

The Center for Technology and Society Studies (CETyS) is an academic and cross-disciplinary space for research, education, and communication of the policies and the development of digital processes in the public sphere.  

Starting its activities in 2007, CETyS was managed by its founder Hernán Galperin, PhD, currently working as a professor at the University of Southern California (USC).

Nowadays, researchers and students from different disciplines of the CETyS work together in different projects and issues such as fintech, Internet governance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, digital technologies regulation, Internet policy and economy, public policies, convergent communications, privacy, data protection, digital rights, electoral processes, intellectual property, philosophy of information, defense of the competition in digital markets, among others. 

CETyS is a center for Latin America located at the University of San Andrés (UdeSA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Carolina Aguerre UNESCO


Carolina Aguerre

PhD. Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Global Cooperation Research GCR21, Universität Duisburg-Essen. Member of the UNESCO Expert Group in Recommendations on the AI Ethics. Researcher and professor of CETyS and University of San Andrés (UdeSA) focused on public policies and Internet governance. Honorary Director of CETyS.

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Partner at Allende y Brea. Director of the Internet Law and Communications Technology Program (DITC). Editor of the Law and Technology Collection.  Professor at CETyS and University of San Andrés (UdeSA). Lawyer focused on Internet law, data protection, Intellectual property, advertising law and technological transactions. Honorary Director of CETyS. 

Fernanda Martinez

Executive Director

Fernanda Martinez

Master in Education by the University of San Andrés (UdeSA). Expert in education management. Researcher at CETyS focused on inclusion and digital literacy policies.

Head of Institutional Relations and Communication

Silvina Alkerman

Academic programs assistant

Pilar Hüppi Lo Prete

Mónica Castellanos

Graphic Design

Mónica Castellanos


* appointed by the Board of Directors of the University of San Andrés

Fernanda Viecens

CONICET Researcher

PhD in Economics by the University Carlos III from Madrid. Researcher at CONICET and CETyS focused on digital regulation and competition, digital economy, online markets, Internet, payment markets economy and Fintech.

Sebastián M. Cabello

Affiliated expert

CEO at SmC+, a firm specializing in public digital issues. Expert in the regulation of telecommunications and digital economy, ICT public policies, sustainability campaigns, Chinese economy and Mercosur.

Gonzalo Bustos Frati

Affiliated expert

CEO at CyberGea, a pioneer company that offers strategic consultancy for the digital ecosystem. Researcher at CETyS focused on cyberdiplomacy, cyberspace governance and digital policies in South America.

Carolina Gruffat

Affiliated expert

Design and management of innovation in education. Researcher at CETyS focused on Education in the Knowledge Society. Teacher and researcher in the Chair of Data of the Bachelor’s Degree of Communication at the University of Buenos Aires.

Brenda Dvoskin

Brenda Dvoskin

Affiliate expert

Doctoral candidate at Harvard Law School. Worked at the Center for Democracy and Technology on the freedom of expression project and as legal advisor to the Attorney General in Argentina arguing cases of freedom of expression and other cases of constitutional law before the Supreme Court.

Diego Canabarro

Diego Canabarro

Affiliated expert

PhD in Political Science. Senior Manager of Public Policies at Internet Society. Researcher associated with INCT-DD and CEGOV / UFRGS in Brazil. Specialization: ICT Policies and Regulation; Internet governance; digital transformation; digital government; ICT governance in the public sector; State capacity and democracy; cybersecurity.ur.


Carlos Amunátegui Perelló, Matias Aranguis, Sebastián Cabello, Carolina Caeiro, Daniel Castaño, Delfina Ferracutti, Bruno Gorgone, Iván Kirschbaum, Julio Lens, Raúl Madrid, María Soledad Maqueo, Olivia Mendoza Enriquez, Jimena Moreno, Juan Ortíz Freuler, César Rentería, Silvana Rivero, Sandra Segredo, Fernando Vargas.