Audrey Tang is Taiwan’s digital minister in charge of social innovation.
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 the Taiwan National Development Council’s open data committee and the 12-year basic education curriculum committee, and led the country’s first e-Rulemaking project. 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 social sector, Audrey actively contributes to g0v (“gov zero”), a vibrant civic-tech community focused on creating tools for civil society, with a call to “fork the government.”