José Felipe Otero
José F. Otero is an adjunct instructor at NYU. Over three decades, José has collaborated on more than 100 research projects and authored numerous studies on the regional telecommunications industry. His past work includes restructuring the wholesale division of a Mexican operator, working on a mobile operator's entry strategy in Central America, developing a business model for the launch of more than fifteen mobile networks in the Caribbean, and auditing the purchase/sale of telecommunications assets.
Mr Otero has been consulted on issues of public policy and telecommunications technologies for the White House, the Senate of the Republic of Mexico, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, the World Bank, the Inter-American Investment Corporation and government institutions in more than 30 countries.
Mr. Otero has studied Latin American politics at Boston University; information technology law at the University of Edinburgh; technology administration at Georgetown University; and social innovation at the University of Cambridge.
He is also currently Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean at 5G Americas, where he promotes the use of ICT as a catalyst for the region's economic and social development.