Board of Management

The Digital Asia Hub’s Board of Management, in collaboration with the Steering Committee and the Executive Director, makes the Hub’s significant financial, research, governance and other overarching organizational decisions. Its inaugural members are the following (please note that all individuals serve in their personal capacity, and that affiliations are provided for identification purpose only): Dr.[…]

Executive Director

The Digital Asia Hub and its collaborators are excited to announce the appointment of Malavika Jayaram as the Hub’s inaugural Executive Director. Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director  Malavika is the inaugural Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub. Prior to her relocation to Hong Kong, she spent three years as a Fellow at the Berkman Klein[…]


The Digital Asia Hub was conceived by The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and has been shaped by a diverse group of noted academics from throughout the Asia Pacific Region as well as senior professionals and entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors. The Hub is an independent not-for-profit entity with[…]


Betting Across Borders: Mobile Networks and the Future of Gambling

The following essay by Colin Agur won second place in our student writing competition, held as part of our call for essays for our recently published essay collection, “The Good Life in Asia’s Digital 21st Century.” In the past decade, in Asian countries rich and poor, mobile networks have transformed individuals’ relationship with information near and[…]