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1) Your Name:

Mei Lin Fung

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:Commercial

3) Constituency:

Business (BC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

People Centered Internet

6) Please identify your current position(s):


7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Research, Coordination, Organizing, developing standards, creating a market platform for project financing

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):People Centered Internet
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

I believe projects which benefit community interests should have local community ownership and leadership, and such projects should have access to capital through a "Project Exchange" for worthy and competently operated projects.

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

13) Additional Information (optional):

Mei Lin Fung co-founded the People Centered Internet with Vint Cerf, and earlier worked with Douglas Engelbart: they were the first 2 nodes on the Arpanet. She organized the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Mother of All Demos, called Program for the Future and TCP/IP. An early pioneer in Customer Relationship Management, she was on the Oracle 2-person skunkworks team that designed and coded the first CRM system, OASIS. She studied finance at MIT under future Nobel winners Robert Merton and Franco Modigliani, before going to Silicon Valley to work for Intel, before working at Oracle under the leadership first of Tom Siebel who later founded and sold Siebel Systems to Oracle,  then Marc Benioff, now CEO of SalesForce. As Socio Technical lead for the US DoD’s initiative looking at the Future of Health, she co-authored the paper on the new Networked Leadership competencies and Trail Guides and Trading Posts on the Journey to Health. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Digital Economy and Society, and on the Steering Committee for the Internet for All initiative of the World Economic Forum. She is the nominated vice-chair for Internet Inclusion within the IEEE Internet Initiative.

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SOI Template v7 (5 May 2016)

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