Member of the Board and CEO, TWNIC
Dr. Kenny Huang is the leading figure of the Internet communities in Asia. Since the early years of Taiwan’s Internet development, he contributed a great deal to build up a better Internet environment in Taiwan. Because of his tremendous knowledge and experience, he has been invited to take up leading roles in many Internet technology and policy organizations, including APNIC Executive Council member, APNIC Policy SIG Chair, NRO Number Council member, PIR Board member (.org), TWNIC Board member, TWNIC International Affair Committee Chair, Advisor of .taipei Registry, dot Asia Advisory Council, ICANN New gTLD Review Committee, APAN TW founder, ISOC Taipei founder, TWIA advisor.
Dr. Huang’s contributions have been acknowledged especially in the development of Internet technology. Dr. Kenny Huang is the co-author of IETF RFC3743; co-chair of CGP (LGR for the Root zone); Co-Chair of JET; Advisor of CDNC. Dr. Huang is working closely with government agencies in developing technology policies. He is Taiwan e-Government Committee member, Taiwan Government & IT Transform Committee member, MOTC (Ministry of Transportation and Communications) project leader and advisor on IPv6 policy and broadband policy. He is also the .taipei registry advisor for the Taipei Government.
Chair of ccPDP4 Working Group
Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)
Dr. Kenny Huang is currently chairing a working group to recommend a policy for the (de-) selection of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) country code top-level domains (ccTLD), commonly termed ccPDP4. He is also co-chair of the Chinese Generation Panel.
Dr. Huang’s interests at ICANN are varied. Besides IDN, he is also keen on topics like Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), Internet governance, policy development, and stakeholder engagement. He actively participates in the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy (APIGA) to encourage youth participation. He is also the co-organizer for the ICANN APAC-TWNIC Engagement Forum.
A leading figure amongst the Internet communities in Asia, Dr. Huang has taken up roles in many Internet technology and policy organizations including Executive Council of Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC), Addressing Supporting Organization (ASO) Address Council, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TWNIC, to name a few.