Claudio Ruiz is a digital strategist, internet rights, and open content advocate. His work focuses on the connection between digital spaces and human rights. He is currently the director of criti.ca, a consulting firm on digital strategy and internet regulation in Latin America. In past years, he worked at Creative Commons developing strategies for a global network, monitoring open policies, and creating opportunities for cultural institutions to develop open policies for their collections. Before that, in 2003 he founded Derechos Digitales, an independent non-profit digital rights organization in Latin America where he currently serves as a board member.

He is an affiliate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard.