Founder & CEO at Reg(X) | Mexico
Eileen is the founder and CEO of Reg(X), a center focused on understanding the complexity generated by the intangible digital economy. The role of data as an asset, the importance of algorithms, the automation of tasks (AI) and the emergence of new business models has challenged the way governments regulate. The digital economy has altered the traditional definition of markets, created new enforcement challenges, and blurred administrative boundaries domestically and internationally. In Reg(X) we aim to simplify the function of regulation by analyzing its impact in competition, in various markets and sectors, the transversal challenges raised by digitalisation, as well as the institutional and transboundary challenges that it creates.
Eileen´s working philosophy is to construct an intellectual environment that will inspire and challenge academics, professionals, policymakers, stakeholders, students, and new generations to address issues and influence policymaking to find innovative legal solutions to complex realities. Ms. Matus aims to foster professional debate around issues at the intersection of law, technology, regulation, and competition. She uses a systemic approach to study topics related with competition, regulation, innovation, development, and the interaction between Law and Tech..
She was the executive director for the Law Postgraduate Programs and the LegalTec Lab in the School of Government and Public Transformation of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City. She holds a S.J.D. (Cum Laude) from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB); an LL.M (Summa Cum Laude) from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM); a LL.M in Law and Political Justice (Distinction) from Birkbeck University of London in collaboration with the University of Pretoria; a J.D from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), and a B.A. in Political Science (honors) from Florida International University (FIU).
She has worked as a legal consultant for the governments of the United States, Guatemala, Spain, Mexico, the People’s Republic of China and Tibet, as well as for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Eileen has trained public officials and private actors on the impact of international instruments and organizations on the transformation of the legal system in its social and economic context. Regarding antitrust, regulation and competition, she has trained judges for the Federal Judicial Council, public officials of the Federal Economic Competition Commission, the Federal Telecommunications Institute, the Mexican Central Bank, the Ministry of Economy, the National Hydrocarbons Commission, the Energy Regulatory Commission and other agencies.