Team ทีมงาน

We have assembled a core team of highly talented and motivated individuals with proven Open Source software and font project experience who believe strongly in making Tai languages and culture accessible to all.

Danh Hong

Danh Hong
Project typographer, OpenType technical features implementor
Vietnam & Cambodia

Danh Hong is a complex scripts typographer and author of the Open Source KhmerOS Unicode font. A graduate of Ho Chi Minh City University of Law in Southern Vietnam, he began studying type design independently in the mid 1990’s. In 2001 he created his first Khmer Unicode font. After studying OpenType and font hinting technologies at Microsoft in Seattle in 2002, he released the KhmerOS font in 2003.

Ed Trager

Ed Trager
Project lead, research, glyph design
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Ed is a bioinformatics software developer at the Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, a freelance software consultant, and a graphic artist. He is the author of the font analysis program Fontaine, maintainer of, and a maintainer and contributor to libLASi, a Unicode PostScript library. A linguaphile, Ed is fluent in Thai and Mandarin Chinese. He holds a master’s degree in Forest Ecology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan

Thailand coordinator, language expert, research, quality control
Khon Kaen, Thailand

Theppitak is a freelance Free Software developer. He has done extensive work to provide Thai language support for the GNU/Linux operating system, the GNOME desktop, and the Debian Linux distribution. He is a contributor to GTK+, Pango, and the Thai Linux Working Group, and a Debian package maintainer. He has previous experience with Thailand's National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) and is the Thai POSIX locale author for GNU C library. He is a graduate of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Anousak Souphavanh

Laos coordinator, language expert, research, quality control
Vientiane, Laos

Anousak is the IT editor at the VientianeTimes, IT manager at the Ministry of Health, and managing director at XY Mobile Company Ltd. in Vientiane, Laos. He has been a contributor to numerous Open Source projects, including Ubuntu, the GNOME Desktop, Debian, Mozilla, and He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and the State University of New York at Binghamton.

Andrew Cunningham

Andrew Cunningham
Research, quality control
Melbourne, Australia

Andrew is the Research and Development Coordinator of Vicnet at the State Library of Victoria. He is interested in web internationalization, language enablement, multilingual public internet access services, and multicultural library services, especially for African and South East Asian language communities. Andrew holds a degree in information management from the University of Melbourne.