I am Senior Researcher at the Center for Technology and Society (CTS) of Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School, Rio de Janeiro, where I lead the 'Internet Governance @ FGV' project. I am also associated researcher at the Centre de Droit Public Comparé Université Panthéon Assas - Paris 2. Before joining CTS, I worked as an agent for the Council of Europe Internet Governance Unit; I served as a Network Neutrality Expert for the Council of Europe; I worked as a consultant for the Internet Society and as a Ph.D. researcher at Paris 2 University (at the time part of the Sorbonne Université consortium).
Amongst other publications, I have recently authored De la gouvernance à la régulation de l’Internet, edited by Berger-Levrault, Paris, I co-authored the Net Neutrality Compendium, edited by Springer and I have authored or edited various reports, presented at the Council of Europe, at the UN Internet Governance Forum and other international venues. My works on net neutrality have been i.a. used by the Council of Europe to elaborate the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers on Network Neutrality and quoted by the Report on Freedom of expression and the Internet of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Organization of American States.
Over the past 10 years, I have spoken at a wide range of Internet-policy conferences in the EU, in Brasil, in the US and numerous international fora. I am at the origin of three Dynamic Coalitions (DCs) of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum: the DC on Network Neutrality, the DC on Platform Responsibility and the DC on Community Connectivity.
I am an Italian and a Brazilian citizen, I live in Rio de Janeiro and I consider myself as a very happy person.
Cristiana Gonzalezis a Ph.D. student in International Relations and researcher at the Center for Technology and Society at Getúlio Vargas Foundation Law School (CTS/FGV), Rio de Janeiro. She was technical adviser at the Brazilian Institute of Consumer Rights (IDEC) and project coordinator of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC). She worked for six years at GPOPAI - Research Group on Public Policies for Access to Information - University of São Paulo, in topics such as access to information and copyrights.