Dr. Solomon Passy is a Bulgarian computer scientist, statesman, innovator, TEDx speaker and start-up founder. As a Foreign Affairs Minister in the Government of King Simeon II (2001-2005), he negotiated and signed Bulgaria's Accession Treaties to NATO and the EU. As Bulgaria's representative, he chaired the UN Security Council (2002-2003) and was Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE (2004). He chaired the Bulgarian Parliamentary Committees of Defence and Foreign Affairs (2001, 2005-2009).
Dr. Passy is the founding President of the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria (1990) - the only pro-Atlantic NGO in the Soviet Union dominated Warsaw Pact. He became the first non-NATO Vice-President of the Atlantic Treaty Association, ATA. Solomon & Gergana Passy triggered the EU legislation introducing the universal Pan-European USB charger for mobile phones (2008-2014), the Pan-European EU #WiFi4EU policy (2011-2017) and are currently developing in India an iSOSu app for smartphones.
Dr. Passy also launched the i-Democracy theory, the informed computerized democracy - a vehicle to national happiness.
The Passy Peak on Livingston Island in Antarctica is named after Solomon Passy in appreciation of his role in organizing the Bulgarian Antarctic campaigns and the upgrade of St. Kliment Ohridski base in 1993-96.