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Web Summit 2019 - Opening Night

Audrey Tang

Board Member | RadicalxChange

Audrey Tang is Taiwan’s Digital Minister in charge of Social

Audrey is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and
Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc
in collaboration with Dan Bricklin.

In the public sector, Audrey served on Taiwan national development
council’s open data committee and K-12 curriculum committee; and led
the country’s first e-Rulemaking project.

In the private sector, Audrey worked as a consultant with Apple on
computational linguistics, with Oxford University Press on crowd
lexicography, and with Socialtext on social interaction design.

In the social sector, Audrey actively contributes to g0v (“gov
zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil
society, with the call to “fork the government.”