Göran Marby

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Göran Marby
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Göran Marby is the CEO and President of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a non-profit corporation based in California.

Early life[edit]

Marby is from Sweden. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Gothenburg (School of Business, Economics and Law).[1]


Marby has been the Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS). Earlier he co-founded AppGate Network Security AB, a security software company. He has also worked as CEO of Cygate (a network services company), Country Manager for Cisco in Sweden, and as CEO of Unisource Business Networks in Sweden.[1]

Head of ICANN[edit]

He has been CEO and President of ICANN since May 2016.[1][2]

In September 2016, he testified at a US Senate subcommittee meeting in support of the so-called "IANA transition", whereby oversight of ICANN would pass from the US government to the multi-stakeholder ICANN community.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Marby is married and has three children. He lives in Los Angeles.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "ICANN Names Göran Marby as New President and CEO". Circle ID. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  2. ^ "ICANN names Göran Marby new CEO | Domain Incite - Domain Name Industry News, Analysis & Opinion". DomainIncite - Domain Name Industry News, Analysis & Opinion. 2016-02-09. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  3. ^ "Ted Cruz still trying to 'save the internet'". CNET. Retrieved 2016-11-02.

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