Dan Halloran is ICANN's Chief Data Protection Officer and Deputy General Counsel. One of ICANN's longest-serving employees, having joined the organization in May 2000, Dan has previously served ICANN as a Registrar Liaison, Chief Registrar Liaison, and was the corporation's Acting Secretary before General Counsel John Jeffrey assumed that responsibility.
As Deputy General Counsel, Dan works alongside John Jeffrey on all ICANN-related legal matters, with a particular focus on gTLD registry and registrar issues, policy, cybersecurity, communications, and intellectual property.
As Chief Data Protection Officer, Dan's focus is on ICANN organization-level data, to ensure ICANN’s internal data protection and privacy program is compliant and up to date.
Dan is a graduate of Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and the University of Chicago, and has studied at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Dan speaks and writes Spanish fluently, is familiar with Portuguese and has studied Mandarin Chinese.