(May 17, 2011) – Malaysia Prime Minister Yang Amat Berhormat Najib Razak is today convening the inaugural meeting of the Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council for Malaysia (GSIAC) during his two-day working visit to the US. Connected Nation CEO Brian Mefford is participating in the GSIAC meeting, which is being held at the New York Academy of Sciences.
GSIAC was formed to help the Malaysian government harness science and technology innovations for economic development.
Mefford, along with other government, education, and corporate technology leaders such as Steve Forbes, is serving a two-year term on the Malaysia International Advisory Panel (IAP). Mefford was a featured panelist at the 12th annual IAP meeting, where he outlined the success of Connected Nation’s public-private partnerships in increasing broadband deployment and adoption.
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