Mei Lin Fung
Chair and co-founder People-Centered Internet
**Mei Lin Fung** Chair and cofounder with Vint Cerf of the [People Centered Internet](https://peoplecentered.net), gave the [keynote on Decade of Digital Transformation](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xeq-qODO2V2fPXYl3xL2vEERFOI2XiJv/view?usp=sharing) at the World Bank IFC Global SME Financing Forum October 2020, she [presented](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rCROpFQMeshkvPGuDWs7CUTzBzmHIiHs/view?usp=sharing) at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Digital Economics launch in 2017. Mei Lin is an early pioneer of customer relationship management (CRM). She served as socio-technical lead for US Federal Health Futures initiative 2011-2013, and is a current member of the WEF Precision Medicine and the Digital ASEAN (Association of South east Asian Nations) Cross Border Data flows, Mobile Payments working groups. Within the IEEE she chairs the [Industry Connections Social Impact Measurement](https://standards.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-standards/standards/web/governance/iccom/IC19-002-Social_Impact_Measurement_Framework.pdf) committee, and is a member of the Executive Committee for IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, she served as Vice Chair, Internet Inclusion for the IEEE Internet Initiative through 2018. Mei Lin is Singaporean, living in Silicon Valley who worked at Intel then Oracle, then chaired Douglas Engelbart’s Core Planning Committee, advocating Networked Improvement Communities for a people centered Internet. She was on the 2016-2018 [WEF’s Global Future Council on Digital Economy and Society](http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_Our_Shared_Digital_Future_Report_2018.pdf). She earned her BSc in Math from ANU, MBA in Finance from MIT where she studied under two future Nobel Economics Prize winners. She initiated under the People Centered Internet agenda, ImpactX.co a repository for social impact projects with Kartik Kulkarni and the @GlobalHelpDesk with Nicole Patrice de Member connecting Tech communities with ITU, UNDP, World Bank and WEF to respond practically to 1.6 billion children who have been pandemic-disrupted.