J. Ignacio Criado is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain. He has been a visiting researcher in different international institutions including Monash University, University of Manchester, London School of Economics, and the European Institute of Public Administration. He has also been a visiting fellow at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and a postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany.
Ignacio's academic record includes diverse books, chapters, and journal articles; he is the author or co-author of articles published in Government Information Quarterly, Social Science Computer Review, Information Polity, International Journal of Electronic Governance, Internacional Journal of Public Sector Management, Gestión y Política Pública, Revista de Estudios Políticos, Revista Internacional de Sociología, Innovar, Revista de Ciencias Administrativas y Sociales or Reforma y Democracia. He has collaborated in training courses and delivered consultancy projects for diverse international organizations, including the Latin American Center for Developing Administration (CLAD), UNESCO, the Ibero-American Youth Organization, Google Spain, INAP, AEVAL and other public organizations at different levels of government. Additionally, Ignacio has been an evaluator of the European Awards for e-Government of the European Commission, and author of the Ibero-American Interoperability Framework. He is co-founder of NovaGob and Director of NovaGob.Lab, the first Governance Lab for Public Innovation in Spain.