Rajnesh Singh, Regional Director for the Asia-Pacific Bureau
Rajnesh Singh is Regional Director of the Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau at the Internet Society where he oversees projects, initiatives and activities across the Internet Society's functional and programmatic areas in the Asia and Pacific region, including Public Policy, Capacity Building and Internet Standards and Technology.
Prior to joining the Internet Society, Rajnesh played founding and leading roles in several technology and private equity investment firms, and still maintains varied business interests. In his professional capacity, Rajnesh has consulted on communications & power infrastructure, project management and business strategy for medium to large companies and organisations in the Asia-Pacific region. He has also held advisory roles across multiple sectors ranging from governmental organisations to sporting organisations and the private sector.
Rajnesh has worked extensively with the Asia-Pacific Internet community, and has held several leadership roles, including Founding Chair of ICANN's Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO) and Chair of the Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society. He has worked extensively on ICT policy, training and capacity building in the region, including delivering programmes for UN agencies.
Rajnesh speaks multiple languages and is based in Singapore.
Ms. Duangthip Chomprang, Regional Affairs Manager, Asia-Pacific
Duangthip is the Regional Affairs Manager, Asia-Pacific. Duangthip or “Thip” originates from Bangkok, Thailand. She comes from an international relations & development background with multidisciplinary experiences, in the private and public sector. Her main specialization was in technology transfer strategies for regional, national and sectoral economic development encompassing leadership development, public sector modernization, SME development, women entrepreneurship and nanotechnology.
Prior to her work in international development field, she spent over 14 years in the private sector in the telecom and finance & banking sectors specialising in the areas of corporate strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, investor relations and portfolio risk management. In relation to her telecom experiences, she possess experiences in tariff negotiation, product/service pricing and concession arbitration.
Her credentials include:
Subject matter expert in technology transfer and competitiveness strategy
Head of International Relations Division (for Thailand Productivity Institute)
Principal advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister on Public Sector Reengineering, Government of Thailand.
Board member of the Goldman Sach and GE Capital consortium
Business Consultant (specific to turnaround strategies, business model, and business engineering).
Regional and Country Financial Analyst (GE Capital Asia Pacific)
Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt.
The prestigious Eliyah Goldratt’s scholarship recipient (i.e. founder of Theory of Constraint).
She possesses a Bachelor’s in Finance & Banking (Thailand) and a Master’s in International Banking & Investment (UK). Her passions are reading, horseback riding, chess, elephants and saving the planet. She is well traveled and has worked and lived abroad in Hong Kong and Tokyo.