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

Ponce de León has worked as a data scientist and has a passion for deep learning, artificial intelligence, and digital research. His work focuses understanding online mis- and disinformation in Latin America, as well as developing open-source tools and methods to enhance open research. In his spare time, Ponce de León enjoys rock climbing and trekking.