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Arthit Suriyawongkul

May 14, 2019

Mr.Suriyawongkul is a Co-Founder and Board Secretary of Foundation for Internet and Civic Culture (Thai Netizen Network);a group that advocates for the protection and advancement of civil rights that are connected to the digital environment. His work currently focuses on privacy and security of the network and information system. Mr.Suriyawongkul earned his M.Sc. in Cognitive Science and Natural Language at the University of Edinburgh, UK in 2004, and an M.A. in Anthropology at Thammasat University, Thailand in 2014. For the past few years as an adjunct lecturer at renowned universities in Thailand, he has been responsible for developing curriculum and overseeing a course on computer ethics and law, as well as developing and overseeing seminar courses on digital media and culture. Apart from digital rights work and university teaching, he has also been working as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) product owner for Wisesight (Thailand) Co., Ltd since 2017.

With 8 years of extensive engagement in public policy together with trainings in AI and anthropology, Mr.Suriyawongkul has a deep understanding of how machine and human interact in a society.