|Ecole nationale supérieure des Télécommunications, Ph.D.||2007|
|Telecommunications (Mobile Networks)|
|The University of Calgary, Msc||2003|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering|
|Universidad de Colima, BS||2000|
Oscar Salazar is the Advisor at Uber Technologies Inc.
Oscar Salazar is CEO of Citivox, a social company based in Mexico City. Citivox enhances communication between citizens and their governments. For the last two years, the project has grown to 70,000 by just word of mouth. Salazar said that building a strong relationship with a mobile carrier or an SMS aggregator is very important to deploy real and scalable solutions. In his case, Salazar has built a strong relationship with one the largest SMS aggregators in Mexico. But, he also said it was “the trickiest part of the process.
Salazar is also Co-Founder of Cuidemos el Voto, a web-and mobile-based tool to improve election monitoring and protect voters’ rights.