Nguyen Anh Tuan

Chair, VietnamNet Media Group

Editor-in-chief, VietnamNet

Associate, J. Shorenstein Center
on the Press, Politics and Public
Policy, Harvard University’s
Kennedy School of Government

Nguyen Anh Tuan is chairman of the VietnamNet Media Group and the editor-in-chief of VietnamNet. Nguyen is also the founder of the VASC Software and Media Company and VietNet, the first Internet service provider in Vietnam to provide email and Web access.

In 1997 Tuan founded VASC Software and Media Company. Under his leadership VASC has become the leading Vietnamese company in the area of information technology and Internet and mobile phone-based value-added services.

As a journalist, Nguyen covered Prime Minister Phan Van Khai's 2005 visit to the United States and founded an interactive interview format, the "VietnamNet Online Roundtable," that enables readers to participate in interviews.

In 2008, Tuan was appointed by Dean Jay O. Light a three-year-term as a member of Harvard Business School Global Advisory Board.

In early 2011, Tuan was named an Associate of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

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