David Conrad

Chief Technology Officer, ICANN

As the Chief Technology Officer of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), David Conrad is at the heart of ICANN’s mission to help maintain the security, resiliency, and stability of the Internet’s system of unique identifiers that ICANN coordinates. Conrad has held several positions at ICANN, including Vice President of Infrastructure Technology, and General Manager of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. He was involved in the creation of the second Regional Internet Registry (RIR), Asia Pacific Network Information Center, was the Executive Director of the Internet Software Consortium during the development of the “BIND version 9” domain name server, and also held a number of software and infrastructure research and development positions throughout his career.