About Carlos Vela

Carlos Vela is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Information Technology and Communications Practice Group, and acts as the Head of the Firm's Privacy and Data Protection practice in Mexico. He has proven experience in the life sciences sector, having worked for numerous companies in the pharma, medical devices and consumer goods sectors. He is proficient in drafting and negotiating clinical trials and technology contracts (including licensing, procurement, software distribution and web contracts), developing data protection compliance programmes, advising on technology outsourcing deals and negotiating private equity deals within the IT and life sciences industry. He has specialised in Privacy for more than 14 years, and co-ordinates the initiative on Digital Health with Christian López Silva.

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