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ICANN Posts New Advocacy Position

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, announced a newly created position of Vice President, Government Affairs (Americas), with primary responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the U.S., Latin America, and Canadian governments.

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ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, announced a newly created position of Vice President, Government Affairs (Americas), with primary responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the U.S., Latin America, and Canadian governments.

This position will oversee all levels of government affairs activities for both legislative and regulatory issues. The prospective person must have extensive leadership and political experience as well as the ability to successfully organize and execute ICANN’s policy, political and business objectives at the federal and international levels.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Serving as head of government affairs responsible for the direction and supervision of the organization’s government affairs staff, and outside vendors/contractors.
  • Ensuring that activities are in full compliance with applicable laws, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.
  • Identifying public policy issues, opportunities and challenges of interest and concern to ICANN and developing programs and actions in response to those issues.
  • Providing sensible counsel to senior management on the impact of North American government policies, laws, and regulations.
  • The ability to research and identify political operational risks and reputational risks to the organization arising from federal political discourse and policy changes.
  • Advise management on any legislative and regulatory policy changes requiring management action to implement new organization-wide policies.

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ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, announced a newly created position of Vice President, Government Affairs (Americas), with primary responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the U.S., Latin America, and Canadian governments.

This position will oversee all levels of government affairs activities for both legislative and regulatory issues. The prospective person must have extensive leadership and political experience as well as the ability to successfully organize and execute ICANN’s policy, political and business objectives at the federal and international levels.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Serving as head of government affairs responsible for the direction and supervision of the organization’s government affairs staff, and outside vendors/contractors.
  • Ensuring that activities are in full compliance with applicable laws, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.
  • Identifying public policy issues, opportunities and challenges of interest and concern to ICANN and developing programs and actions in response to those issues.
  • Providing sensible counsel to senior management on the impact of North American government policies, laws, and regulations.
  • The ability to research and identify political operational risks and reputational risks to the organization arising from federal political discourse and policy changes.
  • Advise management on any legislative and regulatory policy changes requiring management action to implement new organization-wide policies.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, announced a newly created position of Vice President, Government Affairs (Americas), with primary responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the U.S., Latin America, and Canadian governments.

This position will oversee all levels of government affairs activities for both legislative and regulatory issues. The prospective person must have extensive leadership and political experience as well as the ability to successfully organize and execute ICANN’s policy, political and business objectives at the federal and international levels.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Serving as head of government affairs responsible for the direction and supervision of the organization’s government affairs staff, and outside vendors/contractors.
  • Ensuring that activities are in full compliance with applicable laws, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.
  • Identifying public policy issues, opportunities and challenges of interest and concern to ICANN and developing programs and actions in response to those issues.
  • Providing sensible counsel to senior management on the impact of North American government policies, laws, and regulations.
  • The ability to research and identify political operational risks and reputational risks to the organization arising from federal political discourse and policy changes.
  • Advise management on any legislative and regulatory policy changes requiring management action to implement new organization-wide policies.

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ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, announced a newly created position of Vice President, Government Affairs (Americas), with primary responsibility for policy development and advocacy before the U.S., Latin America, and Canadian governments.

This position will oversee all levels of government affairs activities for both legislative and regulatory issues. The prospective person must have extensive leadership and political experience as well as the ability to successfully organize and execute ICANN’s policy, political and business objectives at the federal and international levels.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Serving as head of government affairs responsible for the direction and supervision of the organization’s government affairs staff, and outside vendors/contractors.
  • Ensuring that activities are in full compliance with applicable laws, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.
  • Identifying public policy issues, opportunities and challenges of interest and concern to ICANN and developing programs and actions in response to those issues.
  • Providing sensible counsel to senior management on the impact of North American government policies, laws, and regulations.
  • The ability to research and identify political operational risks and reputational risks to the organization arising from federal political discourse and policy changes.
  • Advise management on any legislative and regulatory policy changes requiring management action to implement new organization-wide policies.

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