Juan Ortiz Freuler is an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center, where he explores how online ecosystems and political systems are affected by design choices at the infrastructure and content layers of the stack.
Juan is also a rower for the non-aligned tech movement, an associate at JustLabs and a member of the Tierra Común network of researchers. Between 2017 and 2020 Juan was a Senior Policy Fellow at the Web Foundation, where he managed research projects on government and corporate use of algorithms, and supported the advocacy efforts for an open web by the organization's founders. Before moving to the US, Juan developed and executed research and advocacy projects at several non-profit organizations in Argentina and Mexico. A graduate from the Di Tella Law School in Buenos Aires, Juan also holds Masters degrees in both Public Policy and Social Science of the Internet from the University of Oxford, and is pursuing a PhD in Communications at USC Annenberg.