|Ms. Minjung PARK
Seoul, South Korea - Senior Research Associate, Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
Minjung Park is in charge of international relations at KRNIC(Korea Network Inf ormation Center ) of KISA(Korea Internet & Security Agency).
Minjung joined KISA in 2004 and since then has been involved in developing both domestic and international policy for IDN ccTLD. Ms.Park has been participating in ICANN and APTLD meetings since 2004 and was involved in most of the IDN ccTLD related WGs. Ms.Park was also deeply involved in developing registration policy for second level ASCII.kr in Korea which was successfully launched in 2006 and was in charge of implementing Korean ccTLD ‘ .한국’, which was also successfully launched in 2011. She received a Master of International Studies(M.I.S) from the Graduate School of International Studies at Ewha Womans University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature and a Bachelor of Business Administration, both from Ewha Womans University.
Ms. Min, Byoung Won
Seoul, South Korea – Professor, Ewha Womans University
I have been working for the Korean Internet Governance Forum for a year with a close connection to the Korean Internet and Security Agency. Also I have been teaching as a professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Public Policy, Seoul National University of Technology for seven years. Now I am a professor at the department of political science and international relations, Ewha Womans University, where I am teaching global governance and internet policies.
Mr. Kye-Nam Lee
Seoul, South Korea - Division Vice President, Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
He is currently a division vice president of KISA(Korea Internet & Security Agency) and a director of KRNIC, .kr domain registry.
He has more than 20 years' experience in Internet development of Korea. He began his career in Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion(KADO) and worked actively to resolve digital divide issues in Korea.
After joining KISA in 2001, he has devoted himself to Internet address management and promotion.
He has extensive expertise in local Internet policies and Internet industry.
Now he's responsible for .kr/Korean IDN management and IPv6 promotion in Korea.
Mr. Jaechon Park
Seoul, South Korea – Chair – Korea Internet Governance Alliance (KIGA)
He is currently a professor at Inha University. He is teaching Internet policies at Graduate School of IT & Telecommunications.
He was a board member of DACOM( currently LG U+). He earned a bachelor of Engineering at Seoul National University, master of Industrial Engineering at Georgia Institute of Tech and a PhD in Economics at University of Hawaii.
Mr. Adam Peake
Tokyo, Japan - Executive Research Fellow/Associate, Professor, GLOCOM, International University of Japan
Based in Tokyo, Adam Peake works on telecommunications, Internet and broadband policy, and Internet governance. Active in policy-making activities for the deployment and development of the Internet since the mid-1990s, he currently contributes to ICANN and the IGF. Chair of the 2011 ICANN Nominating Committee. Member of the UN Secretary-General's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) 2006 - 2008, currently part-time Consultant to IGF secretariat.
Mr. Fouad Bajwa
Lahore, Pakistan - Public Policy Analyst, Researcher and Advisor, Internet Research Project (Pakistan) Member Cohort-2012-13 at the Centre for Public Policy and Governance, Lahore
Fouad Bajwa has been actively engaged in ICT and Internet Public Policy related issues and advocacy for over a decade. He has been an entrepreneur, a social enterprise manager, an academic and researcher. His civil society and advocacy group regularly engages with Internet policy makers through face-to-face and media interventions that has facilitated the evolution of pluralism and dissent online. He was a participant in the WSIS process and a Member of the MAG of the Internet Governance Forum from 2009-2012. As a Public Policy Expert, Fouad engages with various organizations and initiatives in Pakistan and other regions on policy areas related to ICT4D, innovation, multi-sectoral and cross-cutting research. From 2004-2007 Fouad led the Free and Open Source Software FOSS movement in Pakistan that helped establish an open and parallel industry ecosystem in the country also featured during WSIS 2005. From 2007 to 2009, Fouad managed a US$160 million dollar ICT4D international partnership portfolio for a global low-cost computing program. Fouad has worked with various multilateral organizations carrying out technical capacity transfer missions in the areas of ICT4D, ICT Policy, Open Innovation and more recently was engaged as an internationally recruited consultant with ITU, UNCTAD and UNESCWA. He has been serving as the Co-Vice Chair of APRALO At-Large at ICANN from 2010-2012 and now from 2012-2014. Fouad advocates for an open and multisktakeholder ICT and Internet public policy processes in Pakistan and empirically monitors the growth of the Internet and DNS market in Pakistan.
Mr. Shreedeep Rayamajhi
Kathmandu, Nepal - Activist/Blogger, RayzNews
An established writer, activist and blogger, Shreedeep Rayamajhi has been associated with online journalism for more than 10 years. Starting his career as a main stream journalist from a national English daily and working his way towards travel writing he has brought issue of concerns by his hard lines and stories.
Recognizing the importance of blogging and news making, currently he practices to be a news and blogging consultant for various local organizations. Founding member of the ISOC Nepal Chapter currently he holds the position of a Life Member. Though a Management post graduates, he interests and blogs about various issues of technology, activism and climate change. Giving importance to blogging and news, Rayznews is one of his current projects. With high flair and motive of understanding the concept of internet as a tool of development for change, he has been working towards raising awareness about various aspect of internet standardization in Nepal.
Mr. Asif Kabani
Pakistan - Director, (Head of Research and Project), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoP
Asif Kabani is an international governance expert he plays a key role in Internet governance policy debates and public policy development to Internet Governance and Development with particular focus on Sustainable Development with fostering relationships between Governments, businesses, civil society and academics. He has more than 15 years of working experience with Government, donor, CSO and UN system including UN DESA, UN office Geneva at IGF, UNICEF, UNHCR, UNODC, and UNDP.
He has also worked as Sr. Director, Technical expert and Program Manager with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), UASAID, UN and Government of Pakistan He is Next Generation Leaders of ISOC - OCED, Fellow of Diplo Foundation and UN Fellow in filed of Internet Governance. He has been educated with MSc in Development Studies, MBA in Information Technology, MBA in Management and member DevEx Group Washington D.C.
Mr. Rafik Dammak
Tokyo, Japan - Engineer
Rafik Dammak is young Tunisian working as computer engineer and living in Tokyo. He hold a degree in Computer Engineering from Engineering school in Tunisia and Msc on applied computer science from the University of Tokyo.
He is a DiploFoundation alumni after completion of the Internet Governance Capacity Building program. He is a former Creative Commons Tunisian license project Public co-leader while he also followed an elearning program WIPO. He has been involved in ICANN community as NCUC (Non-commercial users constituency) individual user member , former elected GNSO Councillor for the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group and member of NCSG executive committee in addition to participation to several ICANN WGs like the new gTLD applicant support or JAS WG where he is the co-chair. He is currently member of the ICANN nominating committee. He is involved on advocacy for Human Rights, privacy, freedom of expression. He become recently member of CSISAC steering committee, CSISAC is part of OECD ICCP.
Mr. AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR
Bangladesh - Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication &
Member Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum
AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR is Chief Executive Officer and founder Secretary of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC). BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) of the United Nations.
AHM Bazlur Rahman has more than 20 years experience in leveraging media and communication to create successful policy advocacy in Bangladesh in line with rural development.
Concerned with millions of people still deprived of basic needs and the benefits of Information and Communication Technology in Bangladesh, 2000 he founded Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) as a national networking body working for building a democratic society based on the principles of free flow of information, equitable & affordable access to Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) of remote & marginalized population. BNNRC is registered with NGO Affairs Bureau and Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Bangladesh and established in 2000 as per Article 19 charter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
From 1998 - 2010, he headed an advocacy group on behalf of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) that pioneered the introduction of community radio in Bangladesh.
He graduated from University of Dhaka and Post graduated from Asian University of Bangladesh in the field of Social Science (MSS) in Government & Politics.
He has worked extensively in Bangladesh and South Asia on variety of action research projects in Development Communication, mostly focused on ICT for Development(ICT4D), Rural Journalism, e-Parliament, Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) Community Broadcasting, Good Governance, Micro-Macro Level advocacy, Institution Building, Social Mobilization, Democracy Education, Transformation Process of International NGO to local NGO, Resource Mobilization, Communication for Development(C4D), Knowledge Management for Development (KM4D) with Bangladesh Development Society(BDS), Action Aid-Bangladesh and The Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust(Coast Trust)
He has published several articles on Community Radio and co-author of Handbook on Community Radio for Good Governance and Development, Handbook on Airwaves Advocacy in Bangladesh and Policy Advocacy Plan for Community Radio in Bangladesh.
He currently member of Bangladesh Working Group on UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) headed by Bangladesh Government, Community Radio Monitoring Committee of Ministry of Information, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, founder member of Bangladesh UN Internet Governance Forum-headed by Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Post and Telecommunication and Research Fellow, Center for e-Parliament Research.
Mr. Kenny Huang, Ph.D.
Taipei - Board Director, TWNIC
Dr. Kenny Huang is the leading figure of the Internet communities in Asia. Since the early years of Taiwan's Internet development, he contributed a great deal to build up a better Internet environment in Taiwan. Because of his tremendous knowledge and experience, he has been invited to take up leading roles in many Internet technology and policy organizations, including APNIC Executive Council member, APNIC Policy SIG Chair, Address Council member of ICANN ASO, Board Director of PIR (.org gTLD), Board Director of TWNIC (NIR & .tw ccTLD), Chair of TWNIC International Affair Committee, Board Director of MINC (Multilingual Internet Consortium), Advisory Council of dot Asia (.asia gTLD), New gTLD Review Group of ICANN, Founder of APAN TW, Board Director of ISOC Taipei and Executive Advisor of TWIA.
Dr. Huang's contributions have been acknowledged especially in the development of Internet technology. Dr. Kenny Huang is the co-author of RFC3743 of the IETF, the Co-Chair of JET (Joint Engineering Team, formed by JPNIC, KRNIC, CNNIC, TWNIC), Advisor of CDNC (Chinese Domain Name Consortium). Dr. Huang is working closely with government departments in developing technology policies. He is Taiwan e-Government Committee member, Taiwan Government Organization & IT Reform Committee member, principal investigator of Government IPv6 Policy, project leader of Taiwan Future Internet Policy, and Chief Advisor of dot Taipei gTLD Program.
Mr. Peng Hwa Ang
Singapore - Professor & Director, Singapore Internet Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University
Professor Ang Peng Hwa is Director of the Singapore Internet Research Centre at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of Ordering Chaos: Regulating the Internet (Thomson, 2005), which argues that the internet can be, is being and should be regulated.
He was a member of 40-strong Working Group on Internet Governance that was appointed by then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to prepare a report for the 2005 World Summit on the Information Society.
He co-founded the Global Internet Governance Academic Network with Wolfgang Kleinwachter, a community of academics researching internet governance, serving as its inaugural chair. He also kick-started the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum with Edmon Chun, helping to coordinate the first few meetings.
A lawyer by training, he worked as a journalist before going on to pursue a Master’s in communication management at the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in the mass media at Michigan State University.
His teaching and research interests combine law and communication, touching on internet law and policy, censorship, and the social impact of media. His articles have appeared in academic journals as well as trade publications such as the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Singapore Straits Times.
He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard and Oxford universities. In 2008, he spent his sabbatical in Ahmedabad, India, to help start a doctoral programme at the Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad.
He is interviewed regularly by the Singapore media and has also appeared in articles in the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, TIME magazine, and the Economist magazine’s Marketplace.
Mr. Izumi Aizu
Tokyo, Japan - Senior Research Fellow & Professor , Institute for InfoSocinomics, Tama University
Izumi Aizu is Senior Research Fellow and Professor at the Institute for InfoSocinomics, Kumon Center, Tama University in Tokyo and Deputy Director at the Institute for HyperNetwork Society in Oita, Japan. He is also Co-Chairperson of Information Support pro bono Platform (iSPP), a coordination body for disaster relief works using ICT.
Izumi promoted the use of PC based network and the Internet since 1980s. In 1997, he founded Asia Network Research in Malaysia, focusing on societal aspects of the Internet, global governance and digital divide. In April 2000, he moved back to Tokyo. He represented Japanese NPO under the government’s requests at the Digital Opportunity Task Force from 2000 to 2002.
He has been participating in ICANN, WSIS and IGF as a member of the Civil Society. He served as the Co-Coordinator of the Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus (IGC) from 2010 till 2012. He was also a member of the Working Group on IGF Improvement hosted by CSTD during the same period. He was also selected as a member of IGF Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) in 2012.
In 2004 he co-founded Internet Governance Task Force (IGTF) of Japan to engage in the debate on Internet Governance in the WSIS Working Group on Internet Governance.
In 2011, after the earthquake in Japan, he joined the relief works using ICTs and started the Information Support pro bono Platform, iSPP, a not-for-profit organization. Mr. Aizu led a research project on “How people behaved with ICT” and published a detailed statistical report and also wrote a book published in Mar, 2012.
His recent papers include “Beyond Network Neutrality” (Telecommunication Journal of Australia, 2009) and Japan Chapter at Global Information Society Watch (APC) under the theme of Content Regulation, Green ICT and Disaster and the use of ICT in 2009, 2010, 2011 respectively.
Mr. Hiro Hotta
Tokyo, Japan – Director, JPRS
Director of JPRS, a .JP ccTLD Registry, since 2001. He is responsible for corporate planning and administration of JPRS. He has actively
participated and lead discussions in ICANN as a ccNSO Councilor. He is also known as his speciality in IDN and has been active in various Working Groups and Committees of ICANN.
Mr. SINGH, Rajnesh
Singapore - Regional Director, Asia-Pacific, Internet Society (ISOC)
Rajnesh Singh is Regional Director of the Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau at the Internet Society where he oversees projects, initiatives and activities across the Internet Society's functional and programmatic areas in the Asia and Pacific region, including Public Policy, Capacity Building and Internet Standards and Technology.
Prior to joining the Internet Society, Rajnesh played founding and leading roles in several technology and private equity investment firms, and still maintains varied business interests. In his professional capacity, Rajnesh has consulted on communications & power infrastructure, project management and business strategy for medium to large companies and organisations in the Asia-Pacific region. He has also held advisory roles across multiple sectors ranging from governmental organisations to sporting organisations and the private sector.
Rajnesh has worked extensively with the Asia-Pacific Internet community, and has held several leadership roles, including Founding Chair of ICANN's Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO) and Chair of the Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society. He has worked extensively on ICT policy, training and capacity building in the region, including delivering programmes for UN agencies.
Mr. TH Schee
Taipei, Taiwan - Co-founder, Fertta Communications
Social entrepreneur, #OpenGov #OpenData #ICT in Taiwan, TH Schee has kicked off 3 startups, 2 NPOs in the besieged yet vibrant and democratic island, and survived a solo motorcycle ride across Australia at 15. He has pioneered several social/mobile web projects and his works directly inspired several web campaigns in domestic elections since 2001.
He has also served in management roles across industries at Academia Sinica, Yam.com, Mio.com, Sanlih Television and JUT Construction Group. Now the co-founder of Fertta Communications and an advisor to the Open Data Alliance.
Ms. Sylvia Cadena
Brisbane, Australia - Community Grants and Awards Specialist, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)
Mr. Paul Wilson
Brisbane, Australia - Director General, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)
Paul Wilson has over twenty years’ involvement with the Internet, including 12 years’ service as Director General of APNIC, one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), responsible for the distribution and management of IP addresses and related critical Internet resources for the Asia-Pacific region.
In his current role, Paul represents the activities and interests of the Asia Pacific Internet community in local and global forums related to the technical development and management of the Internet. As a non-profit body within the Internet technical community, the role and importance of APNIC is well-known.
Prior to joining APNIC, Paul accumulated over ten years experience in the Internet industry, including work with business, civil society and technical sector organisations.
From 1989, Paul helped establish the first independent ISP in Australia, serving from 1992 to 1997 as CEO. During this time, he helped establish the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and served as an APC Council and Executive Board member.
Also during the 1990s Paul undertook work on ICT projects for UN and other international agencies. In 1992, he joined the APC technical team providing Internet services to the Rio Earth Summit. From 1994, he helped establish IDRC’s Pan Asia Networking (PAN) Program, which introduced and developed Internet services in many developing Asian economies. He continued work on PAN projects in countries including Mongolia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan, PNG, and China; and on similar activities in several countries of Latin America.
Paul is today a highly experienced and respected member of the global Internet community, with a record of service on boards and committees of groups including: Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA), Asia Pacific Networking Group (APNG), Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF), Number Resource Organization (NRO), Internet Society (ISOC) Advisory Committee, DotAsia Organisation (.Asia) Advisory Committee, and Association for Progressive Communications (APC).
Ms. Cheryl Langdon-Orr
Australia – Chair Elect of the 2013 Nominating Comittee at ICANN
Cheryl has recently been appointed as a consumer advocate representative to the Australian Communications Compliance (CommCom) Advisory Committee a new independent code monitoring (and reporting) body, that is to ensure that Carriage Service Providers (CSPs) in Australia are compliant with the Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) Code.
Late in 2012 she was appointed as the Chair Elect of the 2013 Nominating Committee by the ICANN Board "Resolved (2012.10.03.06), the Board adopts the recommendation of the BGC and hereby appoints Yrjö Juhani Länsipuro as the 2013 NomCom Chair and Cheryl Langdon-Orr as the 2013 NomCom Chair-Elect." and is currently the ALAC Liaison to the ccNSO (2010 -2012) http://ccnso.icann.org/ ccNSO Liaison Reporting page ALAC ccNSO Liaison Wiki . Having served as a Vice Chair of the ICANN At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) 2010-2011), after three terms (2007-10) as ALAC Chair. Within At-Large she represents ISOC-AU as an ICANN accredited At-Large Structure (ALS) in ICANN's Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO) and APRALO in the ALAC, has been reappointed to serve a second two year term (2009 - 2011) for APRALO in the ALAC. As Chair of the ALAC she was appointed to serve on the 1st Affirmation of Commitments Review Team for ICANN looking at Accountability and Transparency. http://icann.org/en/reviews/affirmation/review-1-en.htm; Within the ICANN Community Cheryl has served on a number of Working Groups, Work Teams and Task Forces (listed and linked below. My ALAC / At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) is found here Cheryl Langdon-Orr SOI and my GNSO Statement of Interest (SOI) found here Cheryl Langdon-Orr GNSO - SOI
Ms. Hong XUE
Beijing, China - Director of Institute for the Internet Policy & Law; Professor, Beijing Normal University
Dr. Hong Xue is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute for the Internet Policy & Law at Beijing Normal University (BNU). Prof. Xue is an elected Top Ten Nationally Distinguished Young Jurists by the China Law Society. She is an invited professor to teach at Torino Law School-WIPO Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and works with the World Intellectual Property Academy to provide training for Intellectual Property officers from developing countries. Prof. Xue was the Residential Fellow of Yale Information Society Project and is the Chinese Lead for Global Academy on Access to Knowledge. She is the Faculty Chair of Asia Pacific Internet Leadership Project (APILP). She is on the Editorial Board of World Intellectual Property Journal, the Advisory Panel of the Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, the Expert Advisory Board of Diplo Foundation. She is in the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT). She is an arbitrator at CIETAC, UDRP neutral at WIPO and ADNDRC. She is WIPO-appointed panelists for Legal Rights Objection (LRO) procedure in ICANN new gTLD program. She is an ICANN ccNSO councilor and the Chair of Council of Chinese Domain Name Users Alliance. She is on the Board of China Copyright Society and Advisor to the Ministry of Commerce on Electronic Commerce. Her latest book is "International Intellectual Property Law @ Crossroad" published by China Law Press in 2012.
Mr. Dong-Man Lee
Daejeon, South Korea – Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST)
Dr. Dong-Man Lee is the Dean of School of Culture Technology in KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) since Apr. 2011.
He organized a workshop on multicast technology twice every year from 2001 to 2006 whose outcomes were proposed to IETF and ITU-T as standards. He served as a program committee member for KRNET, the largest conference on the Internet in Korea from 2000. Since 2004, he has also served as a board member of OSIA (Open Standard and Internet Association) and the chair of its Multicast WG.
He has been very active in Internet governance and research collaboration locally and internationally. From 1998 to 2001, he was a member and the chair for the committee in charge of .kr domain names. From Dec. 2002 to Jul. 2004, he was the chair for the Internet name and address committee, and from Dec. 2005 to Jan. 2007 and Dec. 2009 to 2012 he has been appointed as Chair of Korea Internet policy forum, which worked on developing a framework for personal domains, regional domains, and Korean-language domains. He is also serving as Chair of Internet Address Review Committee of MSIP(Ministry of Science and ICT and Future Planning) in Korea. He has participated as the Korean representative to ICANN multiple times.
He was a founding member of MINC, the Multi-lingual Internet Names Consortium which worked on policies, technology standards, and development for non-English domain name support. Since Jun. 2006, he has been actively participating in Korean future internet research promotion so in Jun. 2007, he joined as a founding member of the Future Internet Forum (http://fif.kr) in which forefront Korean future internet researchers discuss and draw a new Internet architecture. In Dec. 2007, his fellow researchers in China, Japan, and Korea and he formed AsiaFI (http://asifi.net), a forum for future Internet research collaboration in Asia and currently work as a member of the steering committee.
He received a Ph.D in Engineering at KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).
Mr. Edmon Chung
Hong Kong, China – CEO, DotAsia Organisation
Edmon Chung is serving as the CEO for DotAsia Organisation and as Vice Chair for Internet Society HK Chapter. Edmon is also an elected member of the Elections Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, an elected member of the ICANN ALAC (Atl-Large Advisory Committee) and a former councillor of the ICANN GNSO Council. Edmon currently Co-Chairs the ICANN Joint ccNSO/GNOS IDN Working Group (JIG) and the Internationalized Registration Data Working Group (IRD-WG).
Since 2002, Edmon played a leadership role in the region-wide .Asia initiative, bringing together an open membership of 29 official country-code top-level domain authorities and regional Internet bodies. DotAsia is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to promote Internet development and adoption in Asia. Since its launch in 2008, DotAsia has contributed significantly to a variety of community projects in Asia, including for example: OLPC.asia, Relief.Asia, CreativeCommons.Asia, ISIF.Asia, NetMission.Asia, Paragon100.Asia, MaD.Asia and others.
Edmon is an inventor of patents underlying technologies for internationalized domain names (IDN) and email addresses on the Internet. Edmon has served on many global IDN related committees, including technical and policy groups, that made it possible for the introduction of multilingual domain names and email addresses on the Internet. Edmon founded Neteka Inc. in partnership with the University of Toronto Innovations Foundation in 1999, and went on to win the Most Innovative Award in the Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurship Award in 2001. In 2000, Edmon was selected by The Globe and Mail as one of the Young Canadian Leaders.
Edmon has a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Ms. Youn Jung Park
Songdo, Korea – Professor, SUNY Korea
Ms. Youn Jung Park holds a Ph.D in Information, Science and Technology. She works at Department of Technology and Society, SUNY Korea, in Songdo, Korea, as professor. Her main research is Internet Governance related institutions including ICANN, ITU, WSIS, IGF and participation of different stakeholders in such institutions.
Ms. Park serves on various committees related with Internet Governance both in Korean Internet community and in global Internet community. Ms. Park served as a names council of the Non-Commercial Domain Names Holders' Constituency/DNSO/ICANN (1998~2002). She also created and chaired the WG-Review, which initiated the review of Domain Name Supporting Organization to improve ICANN. While working as the acting chief executive officer of Multilingual Internet Names Consortium, she helped introduce the concept of multilingual domain names to the ICANN community(2001~2002). She also co-founded the WSIS Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus(2003). She was on the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) (2008~2012). She is the chair of Local Program Committe of the 4th Asia Pacific regional IGF in Songdo.(2013)