Herb Waye is the Adjunct Ombudsman for ICANN. It was announced in an ICANN blog post written by chairman Steve Crocker that Waye would act as ICANN's ombudsman effective 28 July 2016 until a replacement is found. 
He lives in Oxford Mills Ontario with his wife Christine. Herb has a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training (MALT) with a specialization in Justice and Public Safety Leadership (JPSL) at Royal Roads University where he is now an associate faculty in the BJus Program.
Herb Waye hails from Nova Scotia. He lives on a small hobby farm just south of Ottawa and is fluent in French and English. He has three children, Andrew, Jillian and Michael. He also has 2 sisters, one living in Toronto, the other Ohio.