Government and IGO Engagement Director
United States of America
Becky joined the ICANN organization November 2020 and currently holds the title of Government and IGO Engagement Director.
Becky McGilley is a dynamic and results-driven professional with over 15 years of leadership experience and a proven track record of achieving goals and increasing effectiveness. With a diverse educational background and a strong military foundation, Becky brings a unique blend of skills and expertise to her roles.
Becky’s educational journey began at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where she earned a B.S. in Law in 2007. She furthered her education by obtaining an M.S. in Management-Marketing from the University of Maryland University College in 2010, and in 2015, she earned an M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University.
From 2007 to 2020, Becky served as a United States Army Officer, honing her leadership abilities and strategic mindset. In 2020, she transitioned to the role of Director for Government and IGO Engagement at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). In this position, she provides executive support to the Senior VP of Government Engagement, overseeing various projects and programs. She excels at forging strong relationships with partners, executing strategic initiatives, and building consensus across multiple organizational levels.
Prior to her role at ICANN, Becky served as the Executive Officer of the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, where she was responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives and large-scale operational projects. Becky displayed exemplary executive leadership, overseeing multiple program areas, planning logistics operations, and implementing proposals to improve program services and efficiencies. Her restructuring and rebuilding efforts garnered Department of the Army and DoD level awards for excellence.
Throughout her career, Becky has consistently demonstrated her ability to lead and manage teams, deliver results, and navigate complex environments.