Julio Angel is a broadband fellow at The Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Previously, he was a Post Doctoral Fellow in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers. His research focuses on the social and policy consequences of the production and consumption of information. He is particularly interested in examining the take-up and uses of broadband networks in regards to their potential impact on communities, quality of life, and digital social inclusion. He obtained his Ph.D. in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University where he examined the role municipal wireless broadband networks play in alleviating the digital divide.
Julio Angel's work has been supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the KPMG Foundation, the Ronald E. McNair Foundation, and the Bunton-Waller Program at Penn State. He has also received awards for his scholarship from the Lugano Doctoral Summer School of Systems Design in Switzerland, the Paris School of Management and Entrepreneurship (Advancia) in France, and Las Americas Institute of Technology (ITLA) in the Dominican Republic.
He has provided consulting services in the area of IT project management to the following firms: Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Cerberus, Caisse d'Epargne, Dexia, Sagem, L'Oreal, International Paper, Nabisco, among others.