Margie Milam joined ICANN in 2009 Senior Policy Counselor, and subsequently became the Vice President of Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives. She worked on policy initiatives regarding domain names, and supported the GNSO policy development efforts. She departed ICANN in 2017 to join Facebook as IP Enforcement and DNS Policy Lead.
Prior to this, she worked as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of MarkMonitor, Inc., an ICANN accredited registrar based in Boise, Idaho. She was responsible for MarkMonitor's ICANN policy initiatives. She left MarkMonitor to join ICANN's Policy Department in 2009. When she was working for MarkMonitor she was an active user of Whois information for the purposes of MarkMonitor's registrar-related business. She is experienced in providing services to financial institutions and governmental agencies to help detect phishing attacks, identify the culprits, and provide take-down services.
Milam is also a Member of the OPOC Working Group and Internet Security Operations Community. She is interested in intellectual property, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions.
She not only served as MarkMonitor's representative to the ICANN Registrar Constituency but also served on the Internet Committee of IACC and the INTA Services Committee. Margie is a frequent speaker on intellectual property issues, and has coordinated and participated in seminars on WHOIS-related issues.
Prior to joining MarkMonitor, Margie Milam was a partner with the Los Angeles global law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman, representing many international clients with respect to general corporate and intellectual property issues.
- University of Southern California Law School