Klaikong Vaidhyakarn

Klaikong Vaidhyakarn has M.A. in Information Science, he is the Director of Social Technology Institute (Social Tech) and the Party Registrar of Future Forward Party. He has worked on information technology and digital media for more than 20 years. Klaikong has organized many technology camps for young people. In 2006, he started the Mekong ICT Camp Project. He has pioneered the focus on open data in Thailand, as a vehicle for unlocking many social problems through genuine open government information. SocialTech provides space for new generations to work in social technology, and Klaikong has mentored many Thai technology social entrepreneurs. In the past five years, SocialTech has been supporting government efforts to make public data more transparent.