Founder and CEO, Faro Foundation Mongolia
Byambajargal Ayushjavis is the founder of the non-governmental organization Faro Foundation Mongolia, which is backed by Faro Education Center, one of the largest language training school networks in Mongolia, which she co-founded more than five years ago. Faro Foundation has been a trusted local partner for many global institutions including UNICEF, Facebook and Deutsche Welle, with a focus on online safety, digital literacy, and how new technology can support public education. Byambajargal also sits on the Board of Amcham Mongolia.
Bolor (Obuna) Battsengel
Chairwoman, Communications and Information Technology Authority
Bolor (Obuna) Battsengel is currently the chairwoman of Communications and Information Technology Authority (CITA) under the Prime Minister of Mongolia. Educated at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, Obuna has been a key force in Mongolia’s IT industry, including driving the nationwide e-Mongolia project to digitalize the vast nation landlocked between Russia and China. Prior to her appointment at CITA, Obuna has been a policy advisor to the government with focus on IT industry related issues.
General Counsel, Taipei Computer Association
Jeffrey Huang is the General Counsel and a member of the management for the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), one of the oldest IT industry associations in Taiwan. Under Jeffrey’s leadership, TCA has partnered with many corporations and government departments including Facebook, Microsoft, Ministry of Education (Taiwan), and National Communications Commission (Taiwan) on numerous IT industry related issues. Jeffrey has represented Taiwan to participate in and speak at many IT industry events in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
Prof. Wai-Fung (Danny) Lam
The University of Hong Kong
Prof. Wai-Fung (Danny) Lam is the Director of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance (CCSG), Director of the Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) Program, Director of the Master Public Administration (MPA) Program and Director of the HKU-HKJC Excellence and Capacity-Building for Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the Third Sector (ExCEL3) Project, at the University of Hong Kong. Under his leadership, CCSG has grown into a key academic partner with many corporates including HSBC and Facebook for various projects, such as the award-winning sustainability project in Lai Chi Wo, the historic Hakka village in northeastern New Territories of Hong Kong (supported by HSBC) and the first-ever research project for AI and Ethics in the Asia Pacific region (supported by Facebook).
Public Policy Manager, Hong Kong, Facebook
CEO, DotAsia Organisation
Edmon Chung is serving as the CEO for DotAsia Organisation, heads the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), serves on the Executive Committee of Internet Society Hong Kong and participates extensively on Internet governance issues.
Edmon is an inventor of patents underling technologies for internationalized domain names (IDN) and email addresses on the Internet, and has served as an elected member on the ICANN GNSO Council, At-Large Advisory Committee and on the Elections Committee of HKSAR in the IT Subsector. Edmon has a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Engineering from the University of Totonto.