Federico Heinz is a Latin-American programmer and Free Software advocate living in Argentina. He is a co-founder and current president of Fundación Vía Libre, a non-profit organization that promotes the free flow of knowledge as a motor for social progress, and the use and development of Free Software. He has helped legislators such an Argentina's Ing. Dragan, Dr. Conde, and Peru's Dr. Villanueva draft and defend legislation demanding the use of Free Software in all areas of public administration.
He speaks fluent Spanish, English, and German.