Principal, AGW Consulting; Sydney, Australia
Anthony Wong is the Principal of a Legal and Consulting Practice, in ICT including IP law, cyberlaw, cloud and privacy. Mr. Wong has also held senior management positions in multi-national corporations and government, including as CIO of the Australian Tourist Commission during the Sydney 2000 Olympics and led the development of digital publishing for Thomson in the Asia Pacific in the 1990s.
Mr. Wong is a Board member of the IFIP, an umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of ICT. He is the Past President of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and serves on the IT Industry Innovation Council for the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
As the founding President of the NZ Society for Computers and the Law, Mr. Wong hosted the launch of the Privacy Act in 1980.
Mr. Wong graduated with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a Bachelors of Law from Monash University, Australia, and was awarded a Master of Laws in Media, Communications and IT from University of New South Wales. He is a regular presenter and speaker including on SkyNews on cloud computing, and the Microsoft Summit on Privacy.