John Crain

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John Crain is currently ICANN's Chief Security, Stability & Resiliency Officer. Since the beginning of his career, John has been involved in the administration of Internet Identifiers.[1] In October 2013, it was announced that Crain would take over the duties of outgoing Chief Security Officer Jeff Moss in 2014.[2]

Career History

Before assuming his current position he was the Chief Technical Officer at ICANN, a role he held since 2004.[3] Mr. Crain has also served as the Manager of Internal Operation at RIPE NCC.[4] He is a member of the RSSAC Caucus.


John Crain in conversation with Steve Crocker: ICANN and the history of the root

Interview with John Crain: New gTLDs, name space collisions, and more