Prague: The organisation that oversees Internet domain names has appointed a new chief executive, who will have to take on some of the major challenges facing the non-profit body, including controversy over expansion of its services.
Fadi Chehade will start his new job at ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in October. He is currently CEO at Vocado, a company that provides cloud-based administrative software for educational institutions.
Chehade told reporters in Prague, where ICANN holds its 44th public meeting this weekend, that he would pursue consensus-building among all the stakeholders involved in affairs affecting the internet.
"Multi-stakeholder models require patience ... but I believe this process is nearly sacred," Chehade said....more
12:03 PM, Jun 25, 2012