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Vunnaporn Devahastin

Vunnaporn Devahastin

Secretary-General, National Digital Economy and Society Commission, Thailand

Vunnaporn Devahastin is the Secretary-General for Office of the National Digital Economy and Society Commission (ONDE), Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES). In 2013, the Office of the Public Sector Development Commission employed her under the Senior Consultant position for Bureaucratic development. She served in the role of Inspector General, Secretary-General, and Deputy Permanent Secretary, respectively, under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) from 2016 to 2019. Additionally, she is Chairman of the Board for Thailand Post Distribution.

Mrs Devahastin is incredibly proud of managing the Geostationary Satellite Orbit (GSO) and policies for international satellites operating above Thailand. Additionally, Mrs Devahastin oversaw the testing and introduction of 5G technology in Thailand. She established the Government Cloud in parallel with implementing the National Data Policy and Cloud Strategy. All these efforts have led to Thailand’s increase in IMD’s International Index for Digital Ranking, in which Thailand has moved up one position to 39th in 2020.

Mrs Devahastin received Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University and Master’s Degree in Business Administration, International Relations from Azusa Pacific University.

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