Julissa Cruz

Julissa Cruz

Julissa Cruz Abreu is the Executive Director of the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL), since August 19, 2020, designated by its Board of Directors.

Telecommunications expert with more than 20 years at the service of the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL), the regulatory body of telecommunications in the Dominican Republic, where she has served, among other positions, as Director of International Relations, Compliance Commissioner, dependency of the Board of Directors and Head of the Regulation Department, where she was an active part in the initiatives and preparation of the current regulatory framework and led, from that position, the implementation of number portability in 2009.

Currently, under the mandate of the Board of Directors, she is leading the technical team of the regulatory body that is executing various transformation projects in the telecommunications sector, such as the National Broadband Plan for the Dominican Republic, the Radioelectric Spectrum Tender for the deployment of fifth-generation Networks, the implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television and the drafting of the new Information and Communication Technology Law of the Dominican Republic.

She worked in the area of Regulation of Operators of the National Commission of Markets and Competition of Spain and has participated as a speaker in international conferences on Number Portability, Spectrum Management, Price Regulation in Telecommunications, Gender Equity and Inclusion in ICT. She has advised Central American regulators in their implementation processes of Number Portability, participating, in turn, as a teacher and speaker in multiple seminars, workshops and courses on telecommunications regulation.

She has a degree in Accounting from the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo, has a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from the same university, also specializing in Regulatory Economics at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Regulation of Public Services at the National University of Córdoba, Argentina and Price Regulation in the Telecommunications Industry at the CEDET foundation, Madrid, Spain.​

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