Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Kuo-Wei Wu | Board Member

Statement of Interest

Mr. Kuo-Wei Wu has a technical, management and policy experience in Internet.

He is one of the pioneers of HPC Asia, TANET, TWNIC, APTLD, and CDNC. In term of board membership, he is currently a board member or executive council of TWNIC (2000 — now), APIA (2008—now), TWIA (2008—2013) and COSA (1995—2012). He was a board member or executive council of PIR (2008—2010), APNIC (1999—2010). He has experience in supervision, financial, and governance.

In regard to Internet-related management, Mr. Wu was the deputy director of NCHC (1990—1998), where he was responsible for TANET backbone operation to serve all the universities, research institutions in Taiwan. He is the co-founder of Asia Pacific Supercomputer Center Consortium (HPC Asia) to lead the experience sharing over all the Asia Pacific Supercomputer Centers.

He started Internet-related works since he worked for Cray Research, Inc. (1984—1990), and a vice-president of Yam Digital, Inc. When he was a vice-president of Acer, he lead the Internet service business for Acer (2000—2004). He actively involved in ICANN activities (GAC, ALS, ccNSO, ASO) since 1999 until now. He also actively participated UN/WSIS (2004—2005), and UN/IGF (2006—2009).

He is the CEO of NIIEPA (Taipei, 2004—now) – a non-profit organization working on the research and consultant services in Internet policy and Information security for government, research institutions, universities, and industry.

Mr. Wu holds a mathematics BSc degree from Tunghai University (Taichung, 1975), a MSc degree in Mathematics from University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, 1980), and MSc degree in Computer Science from Columbia University (NYC, 1982).

Mr. Wu has been elected by the Address Supporting Organization to a three year term that will expire on 21 November 2013. In June 2013 he was re-elected for a three year term which will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting in 2016.

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