Jose Clastornik

Invited Session 3 & 5 Panelist

Jose Clastornik

AGESIC, Uruguay

Jose Clastornik was appointed by the President of the Republic to lead the Agency for e-Government and Information and Knowledge Society (Agesic) since its inception in 2007. With his leadership, Uruguay has turned into a leading digital government, globally recognized as a member of the D9. Clastornik serves on the Boards of the regulatory units of Privacy, Access to Public Information and e-Certification. At the regional level, he serves on the Boards of the Digital Agenda both of MERCOSUR and eLAC, and of the Network of Digital Government Authorities (Red Gealc). In 2018 Apolitical included him in their list of the world's 20 most influential people in digital government. Prior to this appointment, he served as the CEO of HG, the IT firm of the State-owned Telco and held executive positions in multinational IT companies. Clastornik holds a Civil Engineer degree from UdelaR and MS from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.