As an advocate for the Multistakeholder Internet governance model, Patrick takes a leading role in stakeholder engagement with the security and technical communities worldwide. He is a member of the Executive team and serves as a liaison between the Global Stakeholder Engagement team and the Security, Stability and Resiliency Coordination team. He also leads the GSE team's annual budget and coordinates operational alignment of global engagement activities across the regions.
Patrick joined 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 staff in the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) and represents ICANN at the UN Group of Experts on Geographic Names (UNGEGN). He has spoken at various events including the 2013 IGF in Bali, Indonesia, and the 2014 Regional IGF in Baku, Azerbaijan.