Pindar Wong

Chairman VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd

Pindar Wong

Chairman VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd

Biography

Pindar Wong is an internet pioneer, who co­founded the first licensed Internet Service Provider in Hong

Kong in 1993. He is the Chairman of VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd, a discrete Internet Financial Infrastructure

consultancy. In 2015, he helped organise Asia’s first Blockchainworkshops.org and Phase 1 and 2 of

ScalingBitcoin.org. As a Commissioner on the Global Commission on Internet Governance he is helping

to articulate and advance a strategic vision for the future of Internet governance.

Pindar serves on the School of Engineering Advisory Committee HKUST, the Technical Advisory Board of

the Packet Clearing House and Editorial Advisory Board of the Internet Protocol Journal. Previously, he

was the first Vice­Chairman of ICANN, Chairman of the Asia Pacific Internet Association, alternate

Chairman of Asia Pacific Network Information Center, Chairman of APRICOT and elected Trustee of the

Internet Society. After helping to introduce Creative Commons to HK in 2008, he stood down as the Co­Public Lead of

Creative Commons Hong Kong in 2014. From 2010­2015 he served on the Digital 21 Strategy Advisory

Committee of the Hong Kong Government and the Task Force on Industry Facilitation. He graduated with

First Class Honours in Computing Science from Imperial College London and was a Sir Edward Youde

Research Fellow.

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