Pindar Wong, Associate Chair
20 April 2004
Pindar Wong is Chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd., an Internet infrastructure consultancy. Since co-founding Hong Kong's first licensed Internet Service Provider (ISP) in 1993, Pindar has remained actively involved with helping to develop and promote the Internet in the Asia Pacific region.
He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society, the technical advisory board of the Packet Clearing House, the international advisory boards of the UNDP Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme, the advisory board of CDT's Global Internet Policy Initiative and the editorial advisory board of Cisco System's Internet Protocol Journal. Pindar is also an Associate member of the Orbicom Network (the international network of UNESCO Chairs in Communications).
Previously, he has served as Chairman of the Asia Pacific Internet Association, the Executive Committee Chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies, the alternate chair of the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre. He was appointed by the Internet Architecture Board to the Policy Oversight Committee and has served as the Vice Chairman of ICANN's Board of Directors, the At Large Study Committee and the Associate Chair of 2003 Nominating Committee. In 2003 he served as Vice-Chairman of the Business Domain for the ITU's Telecom World 2003 and on the Steering Committee for the Youth Forum.
Pindar is a non-voting member of the 2004 Nominating Committee. Appointed by the Chair, he serves again as the Associate Chair.