Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (HKIRC) has appointed 20 year IT industry veteran Wilson Wong as its new CEO.
New CEO Appointed
Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (HKIRC) has appointed Information Technology industry veteran Wilson Wong as its new CEO. HKIRC is a non-profit-distributing, non-statutory company limited by guarantee designated by the Government of the HKSAR to undertake the administration of Internet domain names under the .hk country code top level domain. HKIRC provides registration services for English domain names ending with .com.hk, .org.hk, .net.hk, .edu.hk, .gov.hk, .idv.hk, .hk, Chinese domain names and other domains to be introduced from time to time in Hong Kong.
In his new role, at HKIRC, Wong will be responsible for encouraging a better understanding and more effective use of the Internet and related technology in Hong Kong and across the region, in addition to promoting Hong Kong as an international centre of e-commerce.
Mr. Wong is a seasoned professional within the IT industry, with over 20 years of management experience in the field. Before joining HKIRC, he was the General Manager of IT Industry Development Division of Hong Kong Productivity Council (“HKPC”). Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of SAP Hong Kong and held various key management positions in Microsoft Hong Kong.
Wong previously served as the general manager of IT Industry Development Division of Hong Kong Productivity Council (“HKPC”). He has also served in senior industry positions, such as various senior roles at Microsoft Hong Kong.
“We are delighted to have Mr Wong taking up the helm,” said Simon Chan, chairman of HKIRC. “He brings an exceptional track record in areas that are important for us, and has proven skills in multi-level management.” “We look forward to Mr Wong’s insights and skills providing the impetus for HKIRC to step up to new levels of achievement for industry, business and public community in the years ahead.”