Bio information on new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehade

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Posted: Jun 22, 2012 9:14 AM
Bio information on new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehade

On Friday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is announcing Fadi Chehade as its CEO. The tentative effective date is Oct. 1.

Here's some biographical information on him:

NAME: Fadi Chehade

AGE: 50

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, computer science, Polytechnic Institute of New York, 1985; master's degree, engineering management, Stanford University, 1986

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Systems engineer, Bell Labs; president, Nett Information Products; vice president, customer information services, Ingram Micro Inc.; founder and CEO, RosettaNet; chairman and CEO, Viacore Inc.; vice president, global business development, IBM Corp.; general manager, global technology services, Middle East/North Africa region, IBM; CEO, CoreObjects Software Inc.; chairman and CEO, Vocado LLC.

HERITAGE: Egyptian parents; born in Beirut, Lebanon

LANGUAGES: English, Arabic, French, Italian


CITIZENSHIP: Naturalized U.S. citizen, 1986

PERSONAL: Married, two adult children