Edward is a Senior Technologist in the Office of the CTO. Prior to joining ICANN he worked 11 years inside Internet registries of many types - gTLD, ccTLD, sTLD and RIR. He worked for a DNS hosting company. He co-chaired the original IETF WG that developed EPP. He developed some of the first DNSSEC codebases under the original DARPA contract in the 1990's. Before that, he worked building research networks attached to the NASA Science Internet (one of the three original backbones) and taught Networking courses at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County.