Angel DiezMr. Angel Diez is the Director of international Development and has participated in several high profile projects related to ICT and telecommunications engineering capacitation and training for Caelis International and the International Telecommunications Union/UNDP in Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Benin, Madagascar, India, Rwanda, Senegal, Gabon, to name but a few of the countries of experience. He has also performed in depth sectoral studies for the Canadian Government related to applied research in telecommunications, particularly in the fields of data transmission, mobile radio and cellular telephony. He has designed and implemented several Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks in Canada, Afghanistan, India, Rwanda, Chile and Senegal. Mr. Diez is a regular speaker at international conferences in data communications, seminars, and courses. He is a teacher at Université du Quebec à Montréal in the Computer Science department. Angel also designs RF circuits and systems for corporate and government clients from his own extensive RF laboratory. Mr. Diez has an M.Sc in Telecommunications from highly recognized international tertiary institutions: University of Madrid, Spain (1973) and a M.Sc in Computer Science from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (1985).

Mr. Diez has extensive senior management experience with major international corporations: At Bombardier - a global transportation company, present in more than 60 countries on five continents, with sales of $22 billion – he was Director of Information Systems, Mr. Diez has directed a large team of engineers and programmers working towards the implementation of a high- speed, fully redundant data communications network. At ALCAN Aluminium - $24 billion in sales, 25, 000 employees across 27 countries - as Manager of Telecommunications, Mr. Diez directed and completed several projects involving hybrid LAN/WAN networks that substantially improved the capacity of several smelting plants towards sharing voice and data across Canada. At the Mercantile Bank of Canada, as Manager of Telecommunications, Mr. Diez has led several projects aimed at improving the capacity of the voice and data networks while reducing operating costs.