BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, New York University's Polytechnic; MSc in Engineering Management, Stanford University. Formerly: held corporate posts at AT&T, Ingram, and most recently, as General Manager of IBM Global Technology Services, Middle East and Africa; founded and led RosettaNet, an IT Industry Coalition establishing pioneering standards for eBusiness; also founded several companies in the digital space, including Viacore which was acquired by IBM in 2006; President and Chief Executive Officer, ICANN, the global authority managing the Internet's logical infrastructure. Currently, Senior Adviser to the Executive Chairman on the Digital Economy and Society, World Economic Forum. Focused on building a platform to enable public-private partnerships that address digital governance issues affecting the economy and society. Fellow: Harvard's and Oxford's schools of government. Senior Adviser, private equity firm ABRY Partners. Executive Chairman, cloud start-up Vocado.