Santiago Garcia holds a degree in Marketing from the Universidad Católica de Asunción. In 2015 he obtained an MA in Communication and Digital Marketing from Florida State University as a Fulbright scholar. Additionally, he holds degrees and certificates in University Education, Distance Learning, and E-Government. He currently leads the Open Government Unit within the Secretaría Técnica de Planificación, responsible for the co-creation and implementation of Paraguay’s National Open Government Action Plans under the Open Government Partnership. He is the director of the marketing faculty at the Universidad Católica de Asunción. In the private sector, he worked for several years in the finance, communication and marketing departments at Unilever in Paraguay and Argentina. He is also President of the Fulbright Association of Paraguay.