VP, Relationship & Delivery Management
United States of America
Gary Petzer serves as VP, Engineering - Stakeholder Community Solutions Delivery for ICANN, a non-profit organization tasked with ensuring the stable and secure operation of the Internet's unique identifier systems. His responsibilities include supporting all services used by ICANN's contracted parties and the Internet community, as well as the organization's external-facing departments. He also serves as deputy to the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Information Officer.
Petzer has a wealth of information technology and engineering experience with companies in the high-tech, industrial and fast-moving consumer goods sectors. Over the course of his career, he has established a proven track record in building and leading teams tasked with delivering complex solutions, built on leading platforms and operating systems, to support company growth and profitability and improve efficiency.
Prior to joining ICANN in June 2014, Petzer held various senior management positions at Conexant, Mindspeed, TowerJazz, and Unilever South Africa. Earlier in his career, he also worked as a programmer and analyst in the software and computer industries.