ORG Internet2 Title Senior Advisor, Network Security BIO Michael M. Roberts is the past President and CEO of ICANN and a policy consultant in the field of Internet technology, services and product development, with a specialization in research and education. He is currently serving as a Senior Advisor to Internet2 for network security. He retired as Vice President of EDUCOM, where he was responsible for networking and telecommunications programs, including the development of public policy positions in information technology on behalf of EDUCOM members. He was for a number of years staff director of the EDUCOM Networking and Telecommunications Task Force. He was an organizer and the first director of Internet2. He was also one of the founders and the first Executive Director of the Internet Society. Prior to joining EDUCOM, he was at Stanford University where he was Deputy Director of Information Technology Services, with executive responsibilities in Stanford's computing, communications, and information systems programs. During 1983-86, he directed the university's telecommunications modernization project, which installed a large digital voice switch and extensive fiber optic network facilities.