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Anne-Rachel, Conrad rejoin ICANN to support global engagement, technical excellence

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has named David Conrad to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Anne-Rachel InnĂ© to the role of VP, Government Engagement – Geneva, reports ITRealms.

As CTO, ITRealms reports that Conrad would work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop a technology roadmap for the Internet identifiers system and coordinate with community. Conrad will assume the role of CTO on 4 August and report to Akram Atallah, president of ICANN's Global Domains Division.
"David's extensive experience with domain name system operations, Internet identifier technology, cybersecurity, and IT, coupled with his familiarity with ICANN, makes him the ideal person for this new role," said Atallah. "I am confident that David will quickly make an impact as we continue to focus on improving the efficiency, effectiveness, and security of our business operations."
Anne-Rachel InnĂ© will assume the role on 15 July and report to ICANN's Senior Advisor to the President on Government Engagement, Tarek Kamel.
Based in ICANN's Geneva Engagement Center, Anne-Rachel will be responsible for designing a full engagement plan for ICANN's outreach work with the country missions to the UN in Geneva.
"The VP Government Engagement role- Geneva is critical in expanding our engagement efforts with governments, intergovernmental organizations and the UN in Geneva," said Kamel. "We are pleased to welcome back Anne-Rachel to ICANN, and are confident she'll bring a lot to the role based on her extensive experience in the ICANN community."
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