Chatchai Khunpitiluck
Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA)
Thailand
Vice President of DEPA
Chatchai is a Vice President at Thailand's Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA). He has nearly 15 years of experience in operations, public policy, and management in ICT industry both from private and public sectors. After taking a leave of absence from his Ph.D. program at Stanford in 2000, he founded 2 companies which were later acquired by regional internet venture companies. His interest in programming led him to develop an app that was once ranked #2 on Apple's US AppStore. Prior to DEPA, he worked at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society where he served as a computer scientist, analyst, FTA negotiator as well as spokesperson.