Audrey Tang

Digital Minister of Taiwan

Audrey is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin.

In the public sector, Audrey served on Taiwan National Development Council’s open data committee and K-12 curriculum committee; and led the country’s first e-Rulemaking project. To join the cabinet as Digital Minister on Oct 1st 2016.

In the private sector, Audrey worked as a consultant with Apple on computational linguistics, with Oxford University Press on crowd lexicography, and with Socialtext on social interaction design.

In the third sector, Audrey actively contributes to Taiwan’s g0v (“gov-zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil society, with the call to “fork the government.


Watch the full video where Audrey opens why she is coming to the conference

“As a Digital Minister of Taiwan, I am on the mission to strengthen the trust between citizens and the government and between the people and technology. This is why I find the topic of MyData 2019 conference: “Trust”, so important, and this is why I decided to virtually participate in the conference.”
– Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang can be seen in:

How Taiwan Achieves the SDGs Together Main Stage / Hall A
14:30-15:45 Friday