Director, Global Implementation and Operations
United States of America
Chris Bare is a Director, Global Implementation & Operations (GDD) with over 19 years experience in building and managing complex processes. He joined ICANN in May 2012 as part of the New gTLD Program team. As a Director in the Global Domains Division he oversees day to day operations of the New gTLD Program, including all Application Processing, Contracting, and Transition to Delegation. In his prior roles at ICANN he managed the Customer Service Center and supported several aspects of the New gTLD Program including Community Priority Evaluation (CPE), Auctions, Change Requests, and Continuing Operations Instruments (COI). Prior to ICANN he worked at a Big 4 consulting firm as an IT consultant specializing in IT Security and Governance audits, system implementation and compliance reviews, business process improvement, and business continuity. His clients included dozens of companies from the automotive, healthcare, real estate, and hi-tech industries.