Steve originally joined ICANN in October 2002. During that time, Steve was involved in IT, Meetings, IANA, and Security as well as administration of the L Root Server. Steve left ICANN in 2008 to join the Internet Society, where his responsibilities included supporting Open Internet Standards and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), including leading the ISOC Fellowship to the IETF. Steve rejoined ICANN in April 2014 as a member of the Unique Identifiers System, Security, Stability, and Resiliency team, where he coordinated the various ISSSR training across the globe. Steve now serves as ICANN's Office of the CTO Programs Director.