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    Marilyn Cade's Business Constituency
    by Anonymous on Friday May 20 2005, @08:00AM (#15307)
    Marilyn Cade

    Marilyn Cade is now the CEO and Managing Director of a small business providing strategy, policy development and advocacy in VoIP, Internet governance, Next Generation Networks, and global IP networking services. She left AT&T in 2004, where she directed domestic and international policy and advocacy. Her particular focus is working at the nexus of technology and public policy in relation to the Internet and its changing role as a critical communications infrastructure, in both US and global forums. She is also actively involved in Internet Governance and WSIS activities, organizing and representing the global business sector.

    Ms Cade is an instructor at the USTTI on Internet and Emerging Technology Issues; her course addresses emerging technologies; Internet Governance and ICANN’s role. She is also an advisor to the Voice on the Net (VON) Coalition, supporting domestic and international public policy initiatives involving the emergence of VoIP.

    Ms Cade was involved in organizing and directing industry’s involvement in many of the early Internet self governance initiatives, including America Links UP, GetNetWise, PositivelyBroadband, the OnLine Privacy Alliance, the Ad Hoc Cyber-Crime Coalition and ICANN. She played a key role in organizing industry to consult with governments regarding the private sector management of the DNS and IANA functions. She has been continuously involved in ICANN and is both an elected officer of the Commercial and Business Constituency (BC), now representing small enterprises and elected BC Councilor to the gNSO Council. Marilyn is past chair of ICANN’s DNSO Transfers Task Force and past co-chair of the first WHOIS Task Force. She serves on the current WHOIS Task Force of the gNSO. She also participates in the WSIS Working Group at ICANN, and served as lead organizer and facilitator for the Amsterdam Consultation on the ICANN Strategic Plan.

    Ms Cade is the chair of the Global Public Policy Committee, ITAA; VoIP/IP Telephony rapporteur at ITU Study Group 3; and Founder/Chair, Positively Broadband Campaign, www.positivelybroadband.org. She has extensive experience in multilateral organizations, such as ITU, WIPO, OECD, CITEL, and APEC. For over three years, she served on a private sector advisory council for the Director General of WIPO, with a focus on creating a balanced approach to IPR.

    Ms Cade holds a B.S. in Sociology, Southwest Missouri State College/University of Missouri; a M.S.W. in Organizational Development, St Louis University, Missouri and has done additional work toward a Ph.D in organizational development and group work.

    Ms Cade serves as a voting member of the Nominating Committee, selected by the Commmercial and Business Users Constituency.
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    Marilyn Cade is now the CEO and Managing Director
    by Anonymous on Friday May 20 2005, @08:04AM (#15308)
    "Marilyn Cade is now the CEO and Managing Director of a small business providing strategy, policy development and advocacy in VoIP, Internet governance, Next Generation Networks, and global IP networking services."

    What is the Name of this "small business providing strategy" ?

    Is there a WHOIS entry ?

    Has Vinton Cerf ever registered a domain name ?
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