Juan Miguel de Joya is the Consultant Expert for Strategic Partnerships at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) where he contributes to the strategic roadmap for AI and other emerging technologies for the UN agency. He previously worked at Facebook, Google, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios and was an undergraduate researcher in computer-driven physics simulation at the Visual Computing Lab at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds volunteer leadership positions in the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Practitioners Board, the ACM Professional Development Committee, Million Peacemakers and the ACM SIGGRAPH Strategy Group.