Carmen Beatriz Fernández, DataStrategia Consultores (Caracas, Venezuela) – Visiting researcher

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During the last 15 years Carmen Beatriz Fernández have been teaching political communication, cyber-politics and public image courses in several graduate programs in Venezuela and Spain. She is also an experimented consultant in communication and modern technologies. She has been CEO of DataStrategia Consultores, a consulting firm. She is also community manager of, an Ibero-American political portal. Since 2006 she has led regional studies about cyber-politics sponsored by the Adenauer Foundation, and set up the alliance with six important global allies.

She has authored the books Marketing Político: Herramientas para ganar elecciones (Caracas, 2003), Ciberpolítica: Cómo usamos la tecnología en la política latinoamericana (Buenos Aires, 2008), Secretos de Marketing Político (Caracas, 2010) and, with Jorge dell Oro, Campañas Políticas 2.0 (Guatemala, 2012).


A broad study about cyberpolitics in Latin America, focused on the elections and presidential campaings of 2015 in Argentina, Venezuela and Spain.

Period of stay
September 2015 – August  2016

Prof. Jordi Rodríguez Virgili

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