Fabro Steibel is the Executive Director of ITS – Institute for Technology & Society (itsrio.org), professor of new technologies and innovation at ESPM Rio (Brazil), the Independent Researcher for the Open Government Partnership in Brazil, and the open government fellow at the Organization of the American States. He was visiting researcher at the UN University and at the University of California San Diego. He holds a post-doc in online consultations at UFF (Brazil) and a PhD in Media at the University of Leeds (UK). He has more than ten years of experience in research projects related to technology and society funded by organizations such as the European Commission, the European parliament, Mercosul, and IDRC. His publications covers mainly the areas of Human Rights, open government, and technology.