Pedro Less

Argentina |  Vice President of Public Policy for Latin America, META

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Pedro Less is vice president of public policy for Latin America at Meta (Facebook). He is also founder and vice president of the Latin American Internet Association (ALAI). In 2007, Less started Google’s public policy team in Latin America and led this team for 12 years. Less has held positions as board member and head of the Regulatory Commission at Argentina’s Internet Industry Chamber (CABASE); served as vice president for public policy of the Latin American & Caribbean Federation for Internet & Ecommerce (EComLac) and the Legislative Commission of the Argentinean Ecommerce Chamber (CACE).

In the academic field, Less has been a law professor focusing on internet law for two decades. He has served as associate professor on electronic commerce as well as coordinator and professor of the online update program on computer law at the University of Buenos Aires Law School. He is faculty member at the South School on internet governance and an invited professor and lecturer at several Latin American universities and international fora on internet policy matters.

Less holds a law degree from Universidad of Buenos Aires and a master’s degree (LL.M) from University of Georgia with a thesis on international regulation of electronic commerce. He also pursued postgraduate studies in the legal framework of the multilateral trading system of the WTO.