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Daniel Medina MBA

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CEO Ozmidia.com, Former Minister of Telecomunications Colombia
Daniel Medina is a top public figure in Colombia, since he was ICT Minister in 2010, ICT deputy Minister from 2006-2009 and President of CRC, the telecomm regulatory body. He has been responsible for policy and strategic decisions in the ICT sector and the approval at the Congress of two new laws for Postal and ICT sectors. He is a MBA from University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business and an Electronic Engineer from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia with postgraduate studies en Telematics from University of Los Andes. He is currently CEO in Ozmidia.com and associate consultant in Compass Lexecon in charge of LATAM region. He was previously an Affiliate Consultant at LECG, where he was a technical and regulatory expert in some actions related with the international arbitration practice group. In addition, at the private sector as senior consultant and project manager, he has provided consulting and project management in more than 80 international cases, many of them involving financial and strategic decisions for private investors and policy reforms for governments on topics related to Social media, e-government, ICT businesses, competition, interconnection disputes, price definition, valuation, regulatory reforms, social media, telecom engineering as well as opinions on government conduct vis-a-vis investors' expectations and regulatory standards. He also has substantial experience in investment banking, commercial disputes, policy design and web matters related with businesses, regulation and commercial issues. He has been engaged as professor at Universidad Javeriana and Universidad del Externado de Colombia in technical, economic and legal aspects related to competition and regulatory standards. He has conducted numerous works and studies for private companies and public institutions related to business valuation, competition analysis, regulatory analysis and design in several countries, including Panama, Colombia, Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Netherlands, the United States and Morocco. He received a long term fellowship from the European Space Agency, UN spatial program, where he was based in Noordwick, Netherlands, working at the European Space Technology and Research Center with satellite and new ICT technologies analysis and software development. Mr. Medina has received several awards as Felix Restrepo Medal from Javeriana University, Merit award Juan Bautista Coluccini, Merit award Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Association, San Carlos Order from Presidency of Colombia and Excellence Award MBA Consulting program from University of Maryland.


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