Charles Mok was the Legislative Councilor representing the Information Technology Functional Constituency in Hong Kong from 2012 to 2020. He was the Honorary President of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation and the Founding Chairman of the Internet Society Hong Kong. Currently he is also a founder and director of Tech for Good Asia, a regional initiative to bring tech players together for community wellbeing.

Mok has served the information and communications technology industry for over 30 years, both in multinationals and startups, in Hong Kong and the United States. He co-founded HKNet in 1994, one of the earliest Internet service providers in Hong Kong, subsequently acquired by NTT Communications of Japan in 2000. He has been a strong advocate for the development of innovation and technology in Hong Kong, covering a wide array of technology and regulatory issues including fin-tech, entrepreneurship, open data, content moderation, privacy, competition, and Internet freedom.

Mok graduated from Purdue University in the United States with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

Last Updated: July 8, 2021



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