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Ching Chiao, Vice President, Community Relations, DotAsia Organisation

Ching is one of the founding members of DotAsia Organisation since early 2004 when the entity was still in its formative stage. Since then he sparingly contributed his brilliant ideas and knowledge about domain name registration that culminated in the official launching of DotAsia in mid-2007. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Community Relations, overseeing the liaison with different parties such as registrars and registries, and other relevant organizations.

Ching has more than eight years of extensive knowledge in the domain arena. Prior to joining DotAsia, he was the Director of International Affairs and Public Relations of Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC). He also managed the Taiwan IPv6 program office and served as the APTLD (Asia Pacific Top Level Domain) Secretariat for four years. Before that, Ching was with Register.com, one of the leading domain registrars in the world, where he was responsible for developing the site’s channel partner network in the Asia Pacific region.

Ching is also involved in several other Internet, Telecom, and Open Source projects and initiatives. He is currently athe Steering Committee of APNG (Asia Pacific Networking Group) and serves as a Supervisor to the Board of Taiwan Internet Association (TWIA), and the Board of ADCT (Association of Digital Culture). Ching is an active blogger in the region, having founded the Taiwan Blogger BoF in 2005, the biggest bloggers event held annually in Taiwan.

Ching earned his MBA from State University of New York at Binghamton.