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In 1994, He worked as Principal Consultant for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He help the organization's Pan-Asia Networking (PAN) Program in implementing its internet projects in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Maldives, Mongolia, Vietnam, PNG. He also helped introduce the internet in several Latin American countries.<ref>[http://www.apnic.net/events/apnic-speakers/paul-wilson Speaker Biography:Paul Wilson]</ref>
 
In 1994, He worked as Principal Consultant for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He help the organization's Pan-Asia Networking (PAN) Program in implementing its internet projects in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Maldives, Mongolia, Vietnam, PNG. He also helped introduce the internet in several Latin American countries.<ref>[http://www.apnic.net/events/apnic-speakers/paul-wilson Speaker Biography:Paul Wilson]</ref>
  
Furthermore, Wilson has been a member of the Council of the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) for 5 years and member of the APC Executive Board for 2 years. He participated in the Working Group for Internet Governance ([[WGIG]]) process and contributed his broad knowledge in internet governance particularly on domain names and number addressing issues. He was nominated to become part of the Multi-Stake Holder Advisory Group of the Internet Governance Forum.<ref>
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Furthermore, Wilson has been a member of the Council of the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) for 5 years and member of the APC Executive Board for 2 years. He participated in the Working Group for Internet Governance ([[WGIG]]) process and contributed his broad knowledge in internet governance particularly on domain names and number addressing issues. He was nominated to become part of the Multi-Stake Holder Advisory Group of the Internet Governance Forum ([[IGF]]).<ref>
 
[http://www.wsis-cs.org/igfnominees.shtml?slice_id=3e640adb2506b8421b3f31232657571b&sh_itm=725bf33e112acea9c6581488087bb563 The World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point]</ref>
 
[http://www.wsis-cs.org/igfnominees.shtml?slice_id=3e640adb2506b8421b3f31232657571b&sh_itm=725bf33e112acea9c6581488087bb563 The World Summit on the Information Society Civil Society Meeting Point]</ref>
  

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Paul Wilson has been involved in the internet industry for over twenty years and currently serves the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) as Director General since 1998. He actively participates in numerous activities and conferences conducted by different local and international organizations such as the ICANN, RIR and ASO to contribute in the development, growth & management of the internet as well as to represent the views and interests of APNIC. Wilson studied Computer Science from the University of Queensland.[1]

Other Positions

At present, Wilson is a member of the Executive Council, NRO; member of the Advisory Committee of the ISOC); Advisory Committee Member (.Asia); Executive Committee, APNG; Grants Evaluation Committee, Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) and Vice Chairman, of APIA.[2]

Award

In 2001, Wilson was inducted into the Australian Internet Awards' Hall of Fame.[3]

Career History

Before joining APNIC, Wilson served as Chief Executive Officer of Pegasus Networks, one of the pioneering private ISPs in Australia. He was one of the founding staff members of the company in 1989. His first job was Technical Director until he assumed the position of CEO in 1992. At the same time, he was involved in various international internet projects in developing countries as Consultant to the United Nations.

In 1994, He worked as Principal Consultant for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He help the organization's Pan-Asia Networking (PAN) Program in implementing its internet projects in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Maldives, Mongolia, Vietnam, PNG. He also helped introduce the internet in several Latin American countries.[4]

Furthermore, Wilson has been a member of the Council of the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) for 5 years and member of the APC Executive Board for 2 years. He participated in the Working Group for Internet Governance (WGIG) process and contributed his broad knowledge in internet governance particularly on domain names and number addressing issues. He was nominated to become part of the Multi-Stake Holder Advisory Group of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).[5]

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