Luis Terán (1979) is currently working as assistant doctor and lecturer at the Information Systems Research Group, University of Fribourg, Switzerland and he is a full professor at Universidad de Las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), Ecuador. He earned a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Fribourg (Information Systems Research Group). In 2009, he finished a M.Sc. in communication systems from the Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2004, he received a B.Sc. in electronics and telecommunications from Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. His research interests include eGovernment, eParticipation, eCollaboration, eDemocracy, eElection, eVoting, eCommunities, ePassports, recommender systems, and fuzzy classification. He is currently a vice-chair for the IEEE e-Government Special Technical Community, program chair and main organizer for the International Conference on eDemocracy and eGovernment (ICEDEG), guest editor at IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, and distinguished exhibitor at IEEE Ecuador Section.