Gabriel is an active participant in LAC-IX, the Latin American and Caribbean Association of Internet Exchange Point Operators. He is also a member of the LACNIC Board of Directors, where he currently serves as Treasurer for the organization. He has worked with Comsat International and then with British Telecom for 20 years, where he was responsible for Internet technology and later Head of Product Management for Latin America and the Caribbean. He is one of the founders of NAP CABASE and later vice president of the Internet chamber. He has actively participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process currently coordinates the Peering Forum in Latin America and the Caribbean.