The People-Centered Internet coalition exists to champion “positive #ChangeAgents” working to demonstrably improve people’s lives and livelihoods using the Internet. We embody the belief that the Internet can bring different groups of people together to form living learning communities.

You can find out more about the work we are doing and the people involved in each current focus area:

We also work with several PCI Consultants who provide support and expertise for different PCI endeavors.

The PCI coalition is led by:

Vint Cerf – Chairman & Co-founder

PCI chairman and co-founder Vint Cerf is one of the “Fathers of the Internet”, having co-designed the TCP/IP protocols and the Internet’s architecture. He contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet. President Obama appointed him to the National Science Board in 2012.
See also Vint's entry in Wikipedia ».

Mei Lin Fung – Co-founder

Mei Lin Fung is a technology pioneer working to ensure that technology works for humanity as the next 3.9 billion people come online. In 1989 she was part of the 2-person skunkworks team that developed “OASIS,” the first customer relationship management (CRM) system. She later served as socio-technical lead for the US Dept. of Defense’s Federal Health Futures initiative. In 2015, she joined “father of the Internet,” Vint Cerf, to co-found the People-Centered Internet (PCI) which maintains a global network of “positive change agents” committed to ensuring that technology is developed with a “people-centered” focus – increasing access while ensuring equality, protecting the vulnerable, and prioritizing human wellbeing.

Mei Lin serves as vice-chair for Internet Inclusion within the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Internet Initiative & Smart Village. She is on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Steering Committee for Internet for All and facilitated the working group on Cross Border Data Flows at the WEF ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Sept. 2018,. She works with EQUALS.org where PCI is a partner organization, developing the Global Women-in-Tech Taskforce. Mei Lin is an MIT SLOAN graduate where she studied under two future Nobel Economics prize winners. Mei Lin was a finalist for 2018 Woman of the Year at the Silicon Valley Women in IT Awards organized by Information Age.

David Bray – Executive Director

Business Insider named Dr. David A. Bray one of the top “24 Americans Who Are Changing the World” under 40. He is passionate about championing positive #ChangeAgents working in turbulent and resource-constrained environments and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for 2016-2021. He also serves as a Faculty Member giving talks on Impact and Disruption at Singularity University, as well as guest lectures at both Harvard and Oxford Universities. He was selected to be a Marshall Memorial Fellow for 2017-2018, focused on Trans-Atlantic issues of common concern including exponential technologies and the global future ahead. See David's full biography »

The People-Centered Internet coalition exists to champion “positive #ChangeAgents” working to demonstrably improve people’s lives and livelihoods using the Internet. We embody the belief that the Internet can bring different groups of people together to form living learning communities.

You can find out more about the work we are doing and the people involved in each current focus area:

We also work with several PCI Consultants who provide support and expertise for different PCI endeavors.

The PCI coalition is led by:

Vint Cerf – Chairman & Co-Founder

PCI chairman and co-founder Vint Cerf is one of the “Fathers of the Internet”, having co-designed the TCP/IP protocols and the Internet’s architecture. He contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet. President Obama appointed him to the National Science Board in 2012.
See also Vint's entry in Wikipedia »

Mei Lin Fung – Co-Founder

Co-founder Mei Lin Fung co-designed the first CRM system at Oracle. She served as Socio Technical lead for the US Dept. of Defense’s initiative on the Future of Health and is a member of the Digital Economy and Society World Future Councilof the World Economic Forum. She serves as vice chair of the Internet Inclusion IEEE sub-committee, one of 3 tracks under the IEEE Internet Initiative. On the core team for Digital Economics at the World Economic Forum, she is a member of the WEF's Global Future Council for Digital Economy and Society and serves on the Steering Committee for Internet for All.

David Bray – Executive Director

Dr. David A. Bray was named one of the top 24 Americans Who Are Changing the World under 40 by Business Insider. He is passionate able championing positive #ChangeAgents working in turbulent and resource-constrained environments and was selected to be a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for 2016-2021. He is a Faculty Member giving talks on Impact and Disruption at Singularity University, as well as guest lectures at both Harvard and Oxford Universities. He was selected to be a Marshall Memorial Fellow for 2017-2018, focused on Trans-Atlantic issues of common concern including exponential technologies and the global future ahead. See also David's full biography »