Michael Silber

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Country: South Africa
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of the ICANN Board

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Michael (Mike) Silber is the Head of Legal and Commercial department of Liquid Telecom. He also serves as a Member and Treasurer of Internet Service Providers Association of South Africa (ISPA). He was on the ICANN Board from May 2009 to October 2018 and is on the Address Council.[1]

Career History

Mike is a founding member of the South African Chapter of Internet Society (ISOC-ZA) and co-chaired the ISOC-ZA Drafting Committee responsible for restructuring the administration of the .za ccTLD.[2]

Silber served as a ccNSO representative on the ICANN Nominating Committee in 2005 and 2006. He was selected for the ICANN Board by the Country Code Names Supporting Organisation in 2009.[3]

Awards and Honors

Who's Who Legal selected Mike as a leading South African Lawyer involved in Internet and e-Commerce. He was also selected as a Leading Telecommunications Lawyer by the South Africa Expert Guides.[4]

Special Caricatures

Mike was featured as the Jack of Spades in the Senegal Playing Card Deck.