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Rajnesh Singh

Rajnesh Singh

Regional Vice President - Asia-Pacific

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Rajnesh Singh is Regional Vice President for the Asia-Pacific at the Internet Society.

In this role he works with a broad range of stakeholders including governments, civil society, academia, the private sector, the technical community and influencers in the Asia-Pacific region to promote technologies, policies and best practices to keep the Internet open, globally connected, secure and trusted for the benefit of people all across the world.

Prior to joining the Internet Society, Rajnesh played founding and leading roles in several technology and private equity investment firms. He has extensive experience in business management and strategy development across multiple industries, including telecommunications, power infrastructure, agriculture, manufacturing and real estate.

He has provided consulting and mentoring support to start-ups and SMEs in the Asia-Pacific region, and has held advisory roles across multiple sectors ranging from governmental organisations to sporting organisations and the private sector.

Rajnesh has worked extensively with the technology sector, and has held several leadership roles, including Chair of the Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) and Founding Chair of ICANN’s Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO). He has served on a number of Advisory Boards, and on Expert Working Groups for regional and international organisations on infrastructure, policy and regulatory reform, and development issues.

Latest posts

Beyond the Usual: Challenges, Opportunities, and Insights in Asia-Pacific Thumbnail
Growing the Internet 29 June 2020

Beyond the Usual: Challenges, Opportunities, and Insights in Asia-Pacific

Last month, we held our inaugural APAC Insights. The idea behind this is to bring together thought leaders and subject...

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Strengthening the Internet 17 March 2020

Working from Home: Keeping It Secure and Private

With the global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus underway, we’re seeing an unprecedented disruption of day-to-day...

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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 26 February 2020

APRICOT 2020: Routing Security Takes Center Stage

More than 600 of the world’s leading Internet engineers from 60 economies gathered last week at APRICOT, and it was...

Five Key Takeaways from the Summit in Asia-Pacific on Deploying, Sustaining, and Scaling Community Networks Thumbnail
Growing the Internet 19 November 2019

Five Key Takeaways from the Summit in Asia-Pacific on Deploying, Sustaining, and Scaling Community Networks

Community networks (CNs) offer a solution to connect the unconnected billions. They are becoming all the more important as recent...

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Community Networks 28 August 2019

The Case for Complementary Local Access Networks by the Community, for the Community

Back in 2010, I conceptualised and started a pilot project to see how we could introduce Internet connectivity to...

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Shaping the Internet's Future 5 July 2019

Myanmar’s March Towards a Digital Future

Earlier this month, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and the Government of the Republic of the Union...

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