On Friday, 04 April 2014, the annual General Assembly of the Internet Society Switzerland Chapter (ISOC-CH) confirmed Swiss Internet Expert Bernie Hoeneisen, CEO of Ucom Standards Track Solutions GmbH, as Chairman of the association.
The Internet Society (ISOC) is an International Organization working on the development, standardization and a fair legal framework of the global Internet since 1992. An important message of the ISOC is: “The Internet is for everyone!”.
The goals of ISOC-CH are to advance and promote the general framework and guiding principles of ISOC, by serving the interests of the global Internet community through a local presence in Switzerland. ISOC-CH, primarily a technologically oriented body, is dedicated at promoting, researching and developing the evolution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Switzerland, is open to multi-stakeholder membership and is abiding by open, democratic and consensus based principles. It represents its members’ interest on public policy issues and provides technically-grounded advice on the impact of policy on the Internet generally. ISOC-CH also participates in the evolution and development of the Internet in a regional and an international collaboration context.