Mai Liem Truc
Former Vice Minister of Post and Telecommunication, Vietnam
Dr. Mai Liem Truc received a B.S. and PhD at the Technical University Dresden in Germany, with an emphasis in Information Technology. He began his professional career as a field engineer and telecom specialist in Vietnam, leading to a position within Vietnam Telecom International as Managing Director. He later was appointed President and CEO of Vietnam Post and Telecommunication (VNPT), before became the Head of the General Department of Post and Telecommunication of Vietnam.
He was then appointed as Standing Vice Minister of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (now MIC). Dr. Truc is considered to be a pioneer for the Internet booming in Vietnam and for the opening the telecom market for competition, leading to the rapid development of telecom and internet in Vietnam.