ICANN needs a new CEO. The current CEO has tendered his resignation and will be vacating the position early in 2016. So who is going to replace him? Will the new CEO be American? Will they be a woman? What kind of background will they have? While nobody has the answers to any of those questions yet, we now know what kind of criteria ICANN is seeking in their new … [Read more...] about Want To Be The CEO of ICANN?
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ISOC (the Internet Society) has opened a call for nominations to its board of trustees. During this round there are four posts available, with two being elected by IETF, one by members and one by chapters. Full details here … [Read more...] about ISOC Opens Nominations for Board of Trustees
ICANN has formally announced that Dublin will be the host for the 54th ICANN meeting taking place in October 2015. Dublin has previously played host to both RIPE and IETF meetings. It is also the venue for Web Summit (now known as The Summit) , which attracts several thousand attendees. A growing number of domain registries are based in Ireland's capital city. While some … [Read more...] about Dublin To Host ICANN’s 54th Public Meeting
Rod Beckstrom Originally uploaded by blacknight Rod Beckstrom's was officially appointed as ICANN's new headman during the ICANN board meeting in Sydney, Australia. His speech, which he gave without notes, is hopefully an indicator of the man's thinking and bodes well for the future of ICANN. Here it is: ">>ROD BECKSTROM: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Paul, … [Read more...] about Rod Beckstrom Speech to ICANN