Víctor Muñoz is an expert in Telecommunications, who brings nearly 25 years of experience in the BPO and IT sectors to his work. He is founder and partner of Argia, a consulting firm that focuses on green technologies and economy. He serves as an operating partner for EWA VC and sits on the advisory board of EDN. He is also affiliated with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and performs as visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Mr Muñoz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad de los Andres, and an executive leadership program from Harvard Business School, from which he’s part of the Alumni network.
In 2018, under the administration of President Iván Duque, Victor became Colombia's first-ever governmental Chief Information Officer (CIO). He improved IT practices across Colombian Government agencies and led numerous initiatives, including the adoption of price framework agreements for revolutionary topics such as Cloud Computing, IoT, and AI, along with other IT components. In 2021, President Iván Duque appointed him as the General Secretary of the Republic of Colombia. From this position, he managed various issues, such as the country's Covid-19 vaccination plan, the economic reactivation plan, and the implementation of peace agreements. He also spearheaded the adoption of ethical frameworks for artificial intelligence by the Colombian government with support from UNESCO, BKC, CAF, IADB, , and the World Bank.
In 2020, he was recognized as one of the "Agile 50: the World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Governance" by Apolitical for his work on digital transformation issues. He provides external advisory services for companies on digital transformation and the utilization of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies such as AI, IoT, Blockchain, Big Data, and Analytics. Moreover, he is an expert in public policy and regulation issues in the technology sector.
He has served as a board member in diverse sectors such as technology, healthcare, finance, and energy in countries like Colombia, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic. Victor is also an entrepreneur and angel investor in technology-based companies such as Guarumo, 1doc3, Binaria, and Genial.