Author, President of ICANN
The keynotes by Rod Beckstrom explore the governing of the Internet. As the President of ICANN -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers -- he is well versed in the logistics and details about Internet security and the future of the web.
Beckstrom studied at Stanford University where he received his BA with Honors and Distinction, as well as his MBA. Upon graduation, he quickly became involved in a career in technology and Internet analytics. In 2008, he took control over the management of National Cyber Security Center,. a later he resigned from the position and soon became the President of ICANN.
In addition to his management roles for these associations, he is the co-author of the book 'The Starfish And the Spider.' The keynotes by Rod Beckstrom offer insight into the policies governing the Internet today that ensure it remains a democratic service for every user in the world.