Board of Advisors

Le Comité des Sages

Open call

Internet Institut Wien needs you! If you are an eminent expert or high-level contributor with global outreach willing to join our Board of Advisors and support our mission with your knowledge, professionalism, and nobleness, kindly get in touch with us. We invite people irrespective of their geo-location and nationality to apply, but we give preference to female candidates.


Mr. Stjepan Mesic

Former President of Republic of Croatia 2000 – 2010

Mr. Stjepan Mesic
  • President of the Republic of Croatia (2000 – 2010)
  • President of Croatian Parliament (1992 – 1994)
  • Croatian member of Yugoslav collective presidency (1990 – 1991)
  • President of the first democratic Government of Croatia (1990)
  • Member of “Croatian spring” movement (1970)
  • Member of Croatian Parliament (1965)
  • Graduated at the Law Faculty at the University of Zagreb (1961)


Dr. Yuri Hohlov

Chairman of the Board of Directors
 Institute of the Information Society

Dr. Yuri Hohlov
  • Chairman, Editorial Board – Information Society Journal (Russia)
  • Independent Director – National Infocommunication Holding, Kazakhstan
  • Member, Future of Government Global Agenda Council – World Economic Forum
  • Coordinator ICT Applications, eGovernment Subgroup – World Summit on the Information Society, C7 Action Line
  • Chairman Expert – Council
 Russian e-Development Partnership
  • Vice-Chairman, High Level Expert – Advisory Group Council
 Information Society Development
  • Founder and Chairman of the Board – 
Institute of the Information Society, Russia (1998)
  • Deputy Director – 
Russian State Library (1996)
  • Co-Creator, Director, ICT Department – Russian Foundation for Basic Research, a national science foundation (1993)

In memoriam

Dr. Erhard Busek


Our Internet Institut Wien Board of Advisors member, Dr. Erhard Busek, passed away on March 13, 2022. The Internet Institut Wien team would like to express thankfulness for his immeasurable contribution to our work. No matter his physical absence, he will always be one of us and remain an Institute team member.