Audrey Tang

Digital Minister / 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 serves 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 Ministry on Oct 1st 2016.

In the private sector, Audrey works 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”.