Fouad Bajwa

Fouad Bajwa

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Fouad is an international ICT for Development specialist, Practitioner, Researcher and Writer, he advises and consults civil society, public and private sectors, national governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions in the framework of strategic access and use of Information and Communications Technologies for Human Development (ICT4D), Internet Governance, ICT Policy, Open ICT Ecosystems, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Fouad is an elected member of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG). As a scholar on Internet Governance issues and alumni of the DiploFoundation, Fouad speaks on Civil Society issues at various levels at national and global level with respect to Free & Open Source Software and ICT4D. Fouad is the member of ICANN's Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) and the GNSO Operations Steering Committee Work Team - Communications and Coordination Team (CCT). He has been a participant and observer of the World Summit on Information Society WSIS Geneva 2003 - Tunisia 2005 and Post-WSIS Action Lines also known as the WSIS Forum 2009.
During his 12 year career, Fouad has been engaged with sectors including academia, business, media, public sector, civil society both regionally and globally. He is a member of key ICT governance think thanks and serves on the boards of various non-profit organizations around the globe and is a member of the Champions Network of the prestigious global ICT competition and award, the Stockholm Challenge, is an ICT Advisor to the World Bank Development Gateway Foundation dgCommunity and Board Member of the Open Source Health Care Alliance (OSHCA) and Ex-Officio Member of the Board of the OSHCA Asia Chapter.Read Fouad's full bio

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