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WSA BOARD

The WSA Board of Directors consists of high level international experts of ICT 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 recent developments and meets in regular intervals.

Chairman of the Board

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Executive Board Members

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist; Advisor to the Minister

Kuwait Council of Ministries

Kuwait

Rodrigo Assumpção

President

Dataprev

Brazil

Dorothy Gordon

Director-General

Advanced Information Technology Institute – Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT

Ghana

Witman Hung

President

Internet Professional Association

China

Latif Ladid

President

IPv6 Forum

Luxembourg

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Chitranganie Mubarak

Senior Programme Head

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Christian Rupp

Spokesperson Federal Platform Digital Austria

Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria

Austria

Ralph Simon

CEO & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Catherine Warren

President

FanTrust Entertainment Strategies

Canada

Non-executive Board Members

Mario Franco

Founder

Millennium@EDU

Portugal

Anne Githuku-Shongwe

CEO and Founder

Afroes

Kenya

Rudy Laddaga Lopez

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Adam Montandon

Associate Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Factory of Imagination

Denmark

George Sharkov

Director

ESI Center Eastern Europe

Bulgaria

Anya Sverdlov

Senior Vice President

Wunderman Health

Russian Federation

Marta A. Tomovska

Minister of Information Society and Administration

Ministry of Information Society and Administration

Macedonia

Janine Warner

Executive Director and Founder

SembraMedia

United States of America

WSA Special Ambassadors

Gabriel Deek

President

Professional Computer Association (PCA)

Lebanon

Alexander Felsenberg

Director Digital Strategy

Capita Customer Services (Germany) GmbH

Germany

Maja Makanjee

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

Vodacom Group Unlimited

South Africa

Jasna Matić

Special Adviser for Competitiveness and Knowledge Economy

Ministry of Finance and Economy

Serbia

Madanmohan Rao

SPECIAL AMBASSADOR FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT | Chief Researcher

Mobile Monday

India

Emeritus Board Members

H. E. Ali Mammad oglu Abbasov

Minister of Communication and Information Technologies

Azerbaijan

Jak Boumans

Managing Director

Electronic Media Reporting

Netherlands

Vinton G. Cerf

Vice President & Chief Internet Evangelist

Google Inc.

United States of America

Reshan Dewapura

CEO

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Ramon Garza

President/CEO

Indigo Brainmedia

Mexico

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

Christine Maxwell

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

United States of America

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

Alfredo Ronchi

Gerneral Secretary

MEDICI Framework

Italy

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

Effat El Shooky

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

Egypt

Lynn St. Amour

President/CEO

Internet Society (ISOC)

United States of America

Ahmed Yahia Darwish

Head of ICT Industry Capacity Building Sector

Information Technology Industry Development Agency- ITIDA

Egypt