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Nguyen Anh Tuan

Former Chairman of VietNamNet Media Company and Former Founder & Editor-in-Chief of VietNamNet Newspaper; Current Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Boston Global Forum (Vietnam)

Residency: May 16–30, 2011

Public Talk: May 17, 2011 on "10 Years of the Media in Vietnam (2000 - 2010) and its Role in Reforming Vietnam"

Residency Summary

Nguyen Anh Tuan presented two powerful presentations, one public talk on "10 Years of the Media in Vietnam (2000-2010) and its Role in Reforming Vietnam" and one specifically for students called "Restructuring the Vietnamese Economy: Viewpoints from the Media Perspective." He participated in the Scoring Economic Development in the Pacific Region Conference, in which seminal research on Vietnam was highlighted.


Nguyen Anh Tuan is the current co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Boston Global Forum. He is the former chair of VietNamNet Media Company, one of Vietnam’s leading multimedia communications corporations. Tuan is also the former editor-in-chief of VietNamNet, Vietnam’s most popular online news publication. He founded VietNet, the first Internet service provider in Vietnam, an achievement for which he was selected one of the 10 outstanding young Vietnamese by the prime minister in 1996. In 1997, he founded VASC Software and Media Company, which becamse one of the leading IT companies in Vietnam. He received his B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Dalat and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He also successfully completed the fall fellowship at Joan Shorenstein Center of the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 2008, Tuan was appointed member of Harvard Business School Global Advisory Board and he was also named an associate of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.


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