Mohan - Ram
Ram Mohan is Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of Afilias Limited. Ram oversees key strategic, management and technology choices for the company in support of the generic top-level domains (gTLDs) .INFO and .ORG, sponsored domains .mobi, .asia, .pro and .aero and country code domains including .IN (India) and .ME (Montenegro). Ram has led the strategic growth of the company in registry services and security as well as new product sectors such as RFID/Auto-ID, global DNS and Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs).
Ram is active in the ICANN community. He is the author (with others) of the Redemption Grace Period (RGP) and the IDN implementation guidelines, now global industry standards. He led the GNSO IDN Working Group, is a co-founder (along with the UN and the Public Interest Registry) of the Arabic Script IDN Working Group. Ram is a founding member of the ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), a Board advisory committee comprised of Internet pioneers and technical experts including operators of Internet root servers, registrars, and TLD registries.
Ram Mohan has been appointed to serve on the Board of ICANN as the non-voting liaison from the Security & Stability Advisory Committee starting in 2009 and continuing through 2013.