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5G Latin America
12 & 14 April 2022
Digital SymposiumOnline

Walid David
Vice Minister of Connectivity at MINTIC Colombia


Civil Engineer from the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) and International Master in Business Administration from the Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (Spain).

He has a wide professional career with 25 years of experience, 7 of them in the public sector, which allowed him to build a social perspective and dynamic execution, as well as trust and balance for the sector's markets, essential to meet the objectives and challenges of the Vice ministry of Connectivity.

David has experience in project management, leading not only civil works, but also technological works for the public and private sectors. He began in the public sector in 2012, when he served as Private Secretary in the Mayor's Office of Barranquilla (Colombia). Later, he occupied the Secretary of Mobility, where he designed strategies and new models to ostensibly improve traffic in this city.

His previous position was advisor to the current ICT Minister of Colombia Karen Abudinen. In his extensive career, stands out: Director of transport in the Spanish multinational INDRA, Administrative Director in the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare, and Advisor for projects of the Colombian Ministries of Housing and Transport.

His first great achievement associated with technology was obtained when he was barely 25 years old when he managed the project that built the node of Telecom (ancient Colombian National Telecommunication Enterprise) through which the first International Fiber Optic arrived in Colombia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion | Unleashing Spectrum to Encourage 5G Opportunities