The journalists from over 30 popular newspapers in Vietnam have chosen ten techies as the most outstanding ICT persons of the decade. This selection was organised by the Post Newspaper, the voice of the Ministry of Information and Communications in cooperation with ICT journalists. The top ten ICT persons of the decade chosen by the tech journalists include Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications. His signature is the Quang Trung Software Park, which hosts 104 software companies and trains more than 3,500 engineers and technicians. Following is Dr. Mai Liem Truc, Former chief of the General Department of Post and former Deputy Minister of Post and Telecommunications. Dr. Truc facilitated the development of new telecom firms like Viettel and S-Fone. Professor, Academician Dang Huu promoted the issuance of the Politburo's Instruction 58 on promoting the application and development of IT to serve the country's industrialization and modernization.
Former Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Chu Hao, is famous for his open minded approach to Vietnam's software development and its attempts to attract high technology. Former Minister of Post and Telecommunications Do Trung Ta, pursued the goal of developing telecommunications in the rural and remote areas. Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of the Corporation for Financing and Promoting Technology (FPT Group): He is considered as a figure head of the software industry. Nguyen Manh Hung, Deputy General Director of Viettel Group. Known as the soul of Viettel. Hung is praised for being a key leader in Viettel's development during this period and as a man of far vision, good strategy and good leadership. Vu Hoang Lien, the chief of the Vietnam Data Communications Company (VDC). He is credited with bringing broadband Internet into Vietnam. Nguyen Tu Quang, the pioneer in networks security in Vietnam.