Yoshiko Chong, Project Specialist
Yoshiko Chong joined ICANN in January 2006 as an IANA Project Specialist. She works primarily in the area of Internet Drafts. She holds a BS degree in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico. In 1995 she became the first Hostmaster for APNIC (Asia-Pacific Network Information Center) and worked until APNIC moved to AU in 1998. In 1999 she joined JPNIC (Japan Network Information Center) in the capacity of Chief Assistant Manager of the IP Address and International Division. From 2001 to 2002 she was the Manager of the Business Planning Department at Mobile Internet Services, Inc, an Internet startup company. From 2003 to 2005, she worked as an Assistant Researcher for NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) in Japan.