Naela joined ICANN in 2005 and has served several roles. Naela currently serves as the Sr. Manager, IANA Services. In this capacity, Naela manages a team of specialists that process requests submitted to the IANA department from the different stakeholder groups. Prior to that, Naela most recently served as the IDN Manager at ICANN.
Prior to joining ICANN, Naela worked at Hertzler Systems Inc. for 8 years where she held several positions in software development and customer support.
Naela received a BA in Computer Systems from Goshen College in 1996.