Fellowship Advisory Committee Member
Founder of Koe Koe Tech Co., Ltd. with Yar Zar Minn Htoo
Michael Lwin 2014 Fellow
Revolutionize Myanmar's data-deprived health sector by creating a national data network involving all Myanmar health institutions.
Michael, co-founder and managing director of Koe Koe, is the son of two doctors who came to the United States from Myanmar in the 1970s. Previously, he was a research fellow at Georgetown University and an antitrust lawyer at the Washington, D.C. office of Arnold & Porter LLP, working on antitrust M&A and litigation matters and pro bono immigration asylum cases. As a Myanmar-American, over time he grew more and more interested in Myanmar and when the parliamentary elections took place in Myanmar in 2010, Michael left Arnold & Porter shortly after to work as a C.V. Starr Lecturer at the Peking University School of Transnational Law in China. During this time, he also wrote for Al-Jazeera English and did research for the Economist Intelligence Unit. When U.S. sanctions for Myanmar were suspended in 2012, he came to Myanmar to form Koe Koe with his cousin, Dr. Yar Zar Minn Htoo, a Myanmar citizen, doctor, and computer scientist. Michael received his J.D. from NYU School of Law.
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