Yannis Li

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Country: Hong Kong
Email: yannis [at] dot.asia
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Yannis Li has joined DotAsia since 2011. She is now the Director of Corporate Development at DotAsia. She is responsible for organizational management and developing growth strategies which include seeking partnership for both business and community side of work.

She is engaged in policy and Internet Governance discussions especially on promoting youth engagement and capacity building. She has been participating ICANN meetings since 2011 Singapore and attending United Nations Internet Governance Forum (UNIGF).

In her previous role as Executive Assistant Manager at DotAsia, Yannis was in charge of the Community Development and International Relations. She coordinates various community initiatives on youth and Internet governances, e.g. the flagship youth program of DotAsia, NetMission Ambassador program. She also works as the secretariat of APNG ([1]) and the Asia Pacific regional IGF ([2]) which nurture young generations of ICT leaders and advance the regional Internet governance discussion & development respectively.

She has also served on the secretariat team of the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) to provide support on the year-long proposal development process that led to the successful IANA transition on 1 Oct 2016.

Currently, she is also involved in some new gTLD initiatives and responsible on the business development.

Prior to joining DotAsia, Yannis served as the Program Coordinator of Internet Society Hong Kong.[1]


  1. ICANN 41 Interview