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Rajnesh Singh

Rajnesh Singh

Regional Bureau Director for Asia-Pacific

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Biography

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.

Latest posts

Cybersecurity is the Top Internet Policy Concern in the Asia-Pacific Region Thumbnail
Privacy 28 July 2017

Cybersecurity is the Top Internet Policy Concern in the Asia-Pacific Region

This month at the Asia-Pacific Regional IGF in Bangkok we will release the fourth annual Internet Society Survey Report...

Access 19 April 2017

My personal highlights of 2016 for the Asia-Pacific Bureau and what’s coming up in 2017

The year 2016 was indeed a successful year for the Internet Society (ISOC) Asia-Pacific (APAC) Team. We were able...

Experiencing the Internet’s Role in Community Empowerment Thumbnail
Access 14 December 2016

Experiencing the Internet’s Role in Community Empowerment

Taking advantage of the fact that Internet Society’s CEO, Kathy Brown, and I were both in India last month,...

Cybersecurity and Access – Top Two Policy Concerns in Asia-Pacific Thumbnail
Access 10 October 2016

Cybersecurity and Access – Top Two Policy Concerns in Asia-Pacific

Findings from the recently released third annual Internet Society Survey on Policy Issues in Asia-Pacific indicate that Internet access...

Reflections on the 2016 Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum Thumbnail
Access 30 August 2016

Reflections on the 2016 Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum

With more than half the world’s population (and its languages), the Asia-Pacific is by far the most diverse region....

Internet Governance 15 July 2016

Is this the start of a new digital era for the Philippines?

The past month or so has seen a flurry of activities in the Philippines, particularly on the ICT and...

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