Panel on Smart Cities

Panel on Smart Cities

Moderator: Ofelia Cervantes

Juan José Cué is Minister of Digital Innovation and Communications at the Municipio de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.  He is in charge of the Puebla Smart City Platform. He served as Director of Marketing and Digital Technologies in Puebla Communications within the Government of the State of Puebla from 2011 to 2013 where he promoted the State Network of Education, Health and Government, making  Puebla to become the first state to be connected to the National Inclusion Network of  Broadband services. He has participated in the design and implementation of various campaigns, like 150th Anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, Tianguis, Zero Holding, Seguro Popular, Literacy Crusade, Distance Education, a New Criminal Justice System, 01800 HONEST, and  066… …read more

Eric Varela, who is Coordinator of the Medical Emergencies and Disaster Unit  (SUMA: Sistema de Urgencias Médicas y Desastres) in Puebla City. He will present real services available to provide urgent health services to Puebla citizens.







León Velázquez León’s career oscillates between Art and Technology. He is Coordinator of Technology Innovation at Axtel. He studied a major in Industrial Engineering at ITESM and a Master’s Degree in Arts at the Transforming Arts Institute in Madrid. He coordinates Intrapreneurship and Technology programs at Axtel where he fosters disruptive initiatives such as an ICT Living Lab for Smart Cities in Monterrey. He is professor of Art and Technology in the Department of Engineering at ITESM where he studies the role of both disciplines in people’s lives, relationships and cities… ….read more





Cuauhtemoc Acevedo Toledo

• Thematic group leader at Mexican Technology Platform
• CEO & funder at Strat Company, the principal goal is developing technology Innovation to Smart Destination
• Member board at innovation spaces and living labs integrating by Latin-American countries and Caribbean LEILAC
• Working in some projects to develop Smart Destination in México, where the tourism be the engine to generate economy in the region
• StartUp & innovation projects Mentor, in some Mexican programs
• 2006 – 2014. Director at IT Cluster “InteQsoft” in Querétaro México
• 1990 – 2005. IT Manager at Pepsico International .. …read more


Jacobo Gonzalez was born on September 27th of 1975 at Mexico City. He studied a major in Economics at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG, 1994-1999), and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MEDEX) at Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa (IPADE). He has several studies on Management, Finance and Business.

Currently, he is counselor of the IT Advisory Committee (CATI), which is part of the Under secretariat of Industry and Commerce of the Secretariat of Economy1; he is Regional Delegate of the Mexican Internet Association; CANIETI Representative to the Government Transformation Objective (Open Government initiative) and to the Enabler: Open Data from the National Digital Strategy; he is counselor in the Mexican Technology Platform; and he is Member of the National IT Clusters Council, among other honor positions…read more