Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia

Srisakdi Charmonman

Prof.Dr.Srisakdi Charmonman
The Internet Society (Thailand Chapter)


Prof. Srisakdi Charmonman was Chairman of Computer Professional Services Co., Ltd. providing consulting services to many organizations such as Booze, Allen and Hamilton International (BAHINT), Siam Commercial Bank, North Star Company, and Sanyo Company. He was Chairman of ASK (Anuch, Srisakdi Charmonman, and Kalaya Sophonpanich) consulting group providing consulting to major customers of Bangkok Bank. He was Chairman of International Technology Transfer Inc. (ITTI) providing training services. He was the Thai Representative to the International Bureau of Informatics (IBI) in Rome, Italy. He was advisor to the Supreme Command advising on accounting systems. He was Founder of ABAC-KSC Internet Poll Research Center (ABAC Poll) providing marketing surveys to businesses in Thailand. He is the Chairman of CharmingMall group of companies which includes ABAC-KSC Internet Education Co., Ltd. He was Founder and Chairman of KSC which was the first and largest ISP (Internet Service Provider) in Thailand, once valued at one billion US$, and he was elected a member of the High-Powered Task Force of eASEAN and elected Chairman of eASEAN Business Council.

In government, Prof. Srisakdi Charmonman was one of the few highest-ranking civil servants, i.e. C-11 (the same rank as the highest-ranking Permanent Secretary in any Ministry, the same rank as Field Marshal in the armed forces, and one rank higher than the Provincial Governors) and stayed in that rank for 10 years (longer than most other civil servants). He was Chairman of the Computer Working Groups at the Office of the Prime Minister, Chairman of the Committee to Use the Internet to Display Traffic Conditions at the Office of the Prime Minister, Member of the University Service Commission chaired by the Prime Minister, IT Expert in the Committee to Integrate and Revolutionize the National Records (eGovernment Committee) chaired by the Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman of the Extraordinary Commission on Copyrights of the House of Representatives, Chairman of five Subcommittees on National Professional Standards at the Ministry of Labor, Director of eCommerce Pilot Project and Chairman of the Committee on Specifications of eRegistration Project at the Ministry of Commerce, Expert Member of the National Copyright Committee, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Software Copyright in the National Copyright Committee, Owner of the Copyright for 3 of the 13 National Thai Fonts, President of the Club of the Associate Judges of the Central Intellectual Properties and International Trade Court (where he has been an Associate Judge for about 15 years), etc. In 2013, he was appointed by the House of Representatives to be Chairman of the Working Group to Draft the Law to Establish the Public Organization for Internet Distance Education of Thailand.

Prof.Dr. Srisakdi Charmonman has written over 4,000 articles and books on IT and related subjects and lectured in more than 30 countries. He has used more than 20 computer languages, taught more than 20 computer-related courses and served as chairman of more than 4,000 academic committees for graduates of Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs.