Ash Rangan is the senior vice president of Engineering and Chief Information Officer for ICANN, where he leads the development of innovative solutions that provide assurance of global information technology (IT) systems and services. His responsibilities include IT governance, project management, security and infrastructure, community solutions, operations management systems, and guidance for the L-Root operations team, as well as operations teams in the US, Turkey, Singapore, Uruguay, and other regions.
Prior to ICANN, Ash served in senior leadership roles at Wal-Mart, Bank of America, Rockwell International, Conexant Systems, Edwards Lifesciences, TitleChief, AST Computer, and Ducommun Aerostructures.
Ash received his bachelor’s degree from Bangalore University in India. He earned his master’s degree in Industrial Management, IT and Operations from India’s National Institute of Industrial Engineering. He has professional certifications in cybersecurity from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and in corporate directorship from University of California-Los Angeles’s Anderson School of Management. He also serves on the advisory boards for Smart Energy Water, MarketShare, Integrien, PivX Solutions, and University of California-Irvine.
He is fluent in English, Kannada, Hindi, and Tamil, and has a working knowledge of Swahili and French.