Esteban Ponce de León is a Research Assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) based in Colombia.

Esteban has been working as a data scientist and he is interested in topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data journalism, and digital research. Previously, Esteban worked in data-driven journalistic productions and as a data analyst in “Fundación Ideas para la Paz”, an independent think tank in Colombia. He has developed tools to improve research processes and to automate feature engineering and data preprocessing tasks. In his free time, he loves rock climbing and trekking.