Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán


Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán is Director at the Scientific Vortex Foundation,  He is a philosopher, and Ms. in Political Science at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá Colombia). By applying artificial intelligence, neuroscience and social networks analysis, he has researched in the areas of transnational organized crime, kidnapping, corruption, drug-trafficking and State Capture. Between 2004 and 2006 he served as advisor for the Colombian presidency in Colombia. His current research includes an examination of illegal social networks. He is a member of the EDGE Foundation, Inc. and an El Centro Fellow.

Mexican criminal networks are far more decentralized and thus more resiliant than the Colombian cartels of the 1980s.

A look at the gray agents - the public servants, political actors, or security agents - that promote criminal interests.