Göran Marby

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Affiliation: ICANN
Country: Sweden
LinkedIn: Göran Marby
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Göran Marby is the CEO and President of ICANN. Prior to his position with ICANN, Marby was the Director General at the Swedish Post & Telecom Agency in Stockholm, Sweden. On February 8, 2016 ICANN announced that Marby would become the next CEO, joining the organization in May, 2016. [1] Marby will replace Fadi Chehadé, who will depart in March, 2016. Akram Atallah will act as the interim CEO between Chehadé's departure and Marby's onboarding.

Work history

Göran has over 20 years experience as a senior executive in the IT sector. [2]

Prior to accepting the position of ICANN CEO and President, Göran spent over six years serving as the Director General of Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (PTS), which monitors the electronic communication and postal sectors in Sweden. [3] During his tenure, Marby collaborated with international organizations and standards bodies.

Before his tenure with PTS, Marby founded and served as the CEO of Appgate, a Swedish security software company. He grew the company from the ground up, to a global organization serving customers in 35 countries.

Prior to founding appgate, Göran spent almost three years as the CEO of Cygate AB, one year as country manager of Cisco in Sweden, and two years as CEO of TelioSonera.[4]

Education

Marby earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Gothenburg School of Economics in 1987.

Videos

References

  1. Marby as New CEO. Retrieved 08 Feb 2016.
  2. Göran Marby Bio
  3. Swedish Post & Telecom
  4. Göran Marby Bio