Dr Cristóbal Cobo
Director of Research, Plan Ceibal, Uruguay
Dr Cristóbal Cobo is Director of the Center for Research at the Ceibal Foundation in Uruguay, which funds and conducts research on the future of education. He is also an associate researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford (UK). Cristóbal has been distinguished by the British Council of Economic and Social Research (ESRC) and his research is at the intersection of public policy, educational technology, and formal- informal learning. Dr Cobo has served as an external Evaluator for the Inter-American Development Bank, the National Science Foundation and MIT Press (US), International Labour Organization (UN), and the International Development Research Centre (Canada). He also holds a PhD “cum laudem” in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.