|Siavash Shahshahani is among the 8 individuals selected by The Nominating Committee of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for leadership positions in that organization. According to the announcement of 4 November 2005 by the 23-member committee, Shahshahani will join two incumbent members of Interim At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) of ICANN for the Asia/Australia/Pacific region for a term of two years. With a membership of 15, three from each broad geographic region in the world, ALAC represents the interests of individual Internet users around the globe.
For the announcement and background information see: http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-04nov05.htm |
Siavash Shahshahani currently heads .IR ccTLD Registry which is operated by IPM. He was the Deputy Director of IPM from its beginning to September 2002.