Denise Michel works with the Domain Name System Strategy & Management Team for Facebook. She was formerly an Advisor to the CEO of ICANN, prior to which she was the Vice-President of Policy Development at ICANN.
Before becoming the Vice-President of Policy Development she worked at ICANN for five years as a consultant and as Executive Director. Denise Michel was also hired by President Bill Clinton to serve as the Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S Secretary of Commerce. At that time she played an important role in Internet development. She also co-founded a technology company in 1995.