Patrick coordinates ICANN's Global Stakeholder Engagement activities across its regional and functional teams, working closely with counterparts in ICANN org's community-facing areas. Patrick oversees the function's budget and operating activities, and coordinates operational alignment of global engagement activities across the regions.
Patrick joined ICANN in March 2006 and has been active in Internet governance, policy, technology/security and privacy areas since 2000. Patrick previously served in the Security team from November 2009-October 2013, and ICANN's Registry team from 2006-2009. He is a graduate of Indiana University McKinney School of Law and is developing conversational fluency in Spanish.
Patrick is an invited participant from ICANN technical staff in the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) and represents ICANN at the UN Group of Experts on Geographic Names (UNGEGN). He regularly speaks at regional Internet and DNS events on security, privacy and technology issues.