Akram Atallah is the current President of ICANN's Global Domains Division, a new department created in June 2013 to oversee generic domain operations, domain name industry engagement and web services for the community. Prior to his role in the GDD, Atallah served as ICANN's COO, where he played a critical role in the evolution and maturation of ICANN.
Atallah has over twenty years of experience in engineering development and management, communications technology management, product marketing, and large business restructuring management. He spent over ten years at Conexant Systems and was COO of CoreObjects Software.
Atallah has an MBA and holds Master and Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a trilingual speaker of English, Arabic, and French.
- Atallah Shunted Sideways in ICANN Exec Rejig, DomainIncite.com Retrieved 10 June 2013
- Akram Atallah - ICANN Staff Page
- Akram Atallah | Chief Operating Officer, ICANN.org.
- Akram Atallah, LinkedIn.com.