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WSA BOARD

The WSA Board of Directors consists of high level international ICT experts under the lead of WSA founder and chairman Prof. Dr. Peter A. Bruck. Responsible for the strategic and contextual execution of the WSA, the WSA Board aims to keep the WSA up to date with new developments and meets in regular intervals.

 

The WSA Global Council members serve to promote WSA, provide their repute, network and insights to the mission of WSA, and advise the WSA Chairman on principle matters and key relationships such as UN organizations, governments, public agencies and private companies.

 

The WSA Management Board members serve to promote WSA and provide their repute, network and insights to the strategic and contextual execution of WSA, and support the WSA on developing and installing new initiatives, partnerships and events

Chairman of the Board

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

WSA GLOBAL COUNCIL

Christian Rupp

Chief Innovation Officer

European Joint Innovation Lab eGovernment

Austria

Thomas Stelzer

Former UN Assistant Secretary General

UN

Austria

Rodrigo Assumpção

President

Dataprev

Brazil

George Sharkov

Director

ESI Center Eastern Europe

Bulgaria

Witman Hung

Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong

Shenzhen Qianhai Authority

China

Adam Montandon

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Factory of Imagination

Denmark

Matteo Landi

CEO & Co-founder presso MyChef.at

MyChef.at

Italy

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist ; Board of Directors, World Summit Award (WSA)

DotDesign

Kuwait

H.E. Adama Samassekou

President of the African Academy of Languages President of WSIS Preparatory Committee for Geneva Phase Former Minister of Education of Mali (1993-2000)

African Academy of Languages President

Mali

Paul Hughes

Director

Ten Meters of Thinking

Netherlands

Harry Tomi Davies (TD)

President

The African Business Angel Network (ABAN)

Nigeria

Miguel Pinto Luz

Deputy Mayor of Cascais

Cascais

Portugal

Paula Ingabire

Minister of ICT and Innovation of Rwanda

Rwanda

Rwanda

Anne Githuku-Shongwe

Representative

UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office

South Africa

Chitranganie Mubarak

Digital Society Development Consultant

Sri Lanka

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Marcus Delano East

Technical Director, Office of the CTO

Google

United States of America

Janine Warner

Co-founder and executive director

SembraMedia

United States of America

WSA MANAGEMENT BOARD

Tanja Wehsely

Vienna City Parliament and Social City Vienna

Austria

Tore Haugland

CEO

Ouvi

Brazil

Catherine Warren

President

FanTrust Entertainment Strategies

Canada

Carolina Rossi

CEO

CoMedia

Chile

Jakob Detering

Director of Social Impact Award

Social Impact Award GmbH

Germany

Jan Schwaab

Head of Programme Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‚Make-IT in Africa‘

GIZ

Germany

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Shinta Dhanuwardoyo

CEO

Bubu.com

Indonesia

Omri Boral

Co-Founder & Professional Director

Tech for Good

Israel

Gabriel Deek

Ex-President

Professional Computer Association (PCA)

Lebanon

Rudy Laddaga

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Zouheir Lakhdissi

CEO and Co-founder

Dial Technologies

Morocco

Marta A. Tomovska

Former Minister of Information Society and Administration

Digital Transformation Strategist / Business Development Consultant

North Macedonia

Agha Hamza

Country Head and Ambassador

Hello Tomorrow Pakistan Hub

Pakistan

Sandra Fazenda Almeida

Executive Director

APDC – Digital Business Community

Portugal

Mario Franco

Founder

Millennium@EDU

Portugal

Carlos Abler

Global Manager of Online Content Strategy

3M

United States of America

Jon Mark Walls

Consultant, Technology Innovation and Logistics

UNCTAD

United States of America

WSA Special Ambassadors

Alexander Felsenberg

Director Digital Strategy

Capita Customer Services (Germany) GmbH

Germany

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Maja Makanjee

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR TELCO RELATIONS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES/AFRICA | Chief Officer Corporate Affairs |

Vodacom Group Unlimited

South Africa

Emeritus Board Members

H. E. Ali Mammad oglu Abbasov

Minister of Communication and Information Technologies

Azerbaijan

Paul Hoffert

WSA Director Emeritus for Development of WSA in North America Region Chair, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund Global CEO, Noank Media Inc.

Canada

Elizabeth Quat

Legislative Council Member | Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, Founder | Internet Professional Association (iProA)

Legislative Council Member SAR Hong Kong

China

Effat El Shooky

Director of Online Distance Learning Program, Cairo Regional Center for Training on Conflict Resolution and Peacekeeping in Africa -CCCPA- Cairo

Egypt

Ahmed Yahia Darwish

Head of ICT Industry Capacity Building Sector

Information Technology Industry Development Agency- ITIDA

Egypt

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

Latif Ladid

President

IPv6 Forum

Luxembourg

Ramon Garza

President/CEO

Indigo Brainmedia

Mexico

Jak Boumans

Managing Director

Electronic Media Reporting

Netherlands

Reshan Dewapura

CEO

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Vinton G. Cerf

Vice President & Chief Internet Evangelist

Google Inc.

United States of America

Christine Maxwell

WSA Director Emeritus for Relationship with ISOC Senior Partner, Institute of Scientific Simulation & Trustee Emeritus, Internet Society

United States of America

Lynn St. Amour

President/CEO

Internet Society (ISOC)

United States of America