Sr. Director, New gTLD Subsequent Procedures
Bob is a Telecommunications Engineer with over 15 year’s experience in the multi-disciplinary Telecoms/ICT industry with skills and strengths in Internet Public Policy development, Government Engagement as well as Project and Operations Management. Bob joined ICANN in 2013 from PwC Kenya where he was a Senior Consultant in Technology – East Africa hub. Prior to this he worked in several multinational Companies including British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya, Orange Telecom Kenya as well as the Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC), the dot KE registry amongst others.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Technology, an MBA in Strategic Management and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA). In this capacity, Bob is responsible for the Implementation of the Subsequent Round of ICANN’s New gTLD (Generic Top Level Domain) Program, Via the introduction of new top-level domains in multiple languages and scripts, this program aims to enhance innovation, competition and consumer choice in the Internet’s Domain Name System.