We decided to launch a petition among domainers, asking for the reinstatement of Rod Beckstrom as CEO of ICANN. Why, you may ask. It’s not that the new CEO, Fadi Chehadé, is in any way incompetent; on the contrary, the man has an impressive resume as corporate executive. Unfortunately, Rod Beckstrom’s charisma and personality are [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Rod Beckstrom, the outgoing CEO of ICANN bid farewell today to the Internet community he served since June 2009. In a blog post, he passed the baton to interim CEO, Akram Atallah whose tenure ends October 1st, whereupon Fadi Chehade takes over. Said Beckstrom: “These have been three of the busiest, most intense years in [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Fadi Chehade, new ICANN CEO, will assume office on October 1st – all while outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom‘s tenure ends on Sunday. As CEO, Fadi Chehade will receive a base salary of $560,000 plus up to $240,000 in bonuses. Nice! So how much of this money will he spend recovering his dot com? Shocking as [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Outgoing ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, gave a strong closing statement at ICANN #44 in Prague; perhaps, his last public speech as head of ICANN. Looking powerful and strangely handsome, Rob Beckstrom said from the podium that when he joined ICANN, the financial reserves were a mere $57 million. As he’s about to leave office, ICANN [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehadé takes over the ICANN leadership from outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom. We had a good, joyful time with Rod Beckstrom, poking well-meant fun whenever possible, but we won’t be able to do the same with Fadi Chehadé, unfortunately. Here are five reasons why: Fadi Chehadé has Lebanese roots. So does [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
On Friday, ICANN will reveal its new CEO that will take over the much-coveted (and often despised) spot from outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom. There are plenty of technocrats fit for the job, but who would be the best match for the job? Bill Gates? Mark Zuckerberg? Arianna Huffington? Someone else? With unemployment still high in [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The announcement by ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, that he will terminate his contract with ICANN in 2012 came as a shock to many – except for members of ICANN that experienced Beckstrom’s performance first-hand. In that press release, Beckstrom was eager to toot his own horn and address his alleged achievements in a manner that [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.