|portrait = MichaelPalagePortrait.jpg |caricature = MichaelPalageCaricature.jpg |born =|country = USA |email = |website = |twitter = |facebook = |linkedin = [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-palage/0/40/890 Michael Palage]
'''Michael Palage ''' is an intellectual property attorney and an information technology consultant. He was selected for the ICANN Board by the Generic Names Supporting Organisation. He served on the Board from April 2003 to 3 April 2006.<ref>[ http://www.icann.org/en/biog/palage.htm ICANN biography data] </ref> Palage Resigned from ICANN Board on April 3, 2006.<ref>[ http://www. icannwatch.org/article. pl?sid=06/04/05/175255 Palage Resigns from ICANN Board]</ref>
He received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, and a Juris Doctorate from the Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law.<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-palage/0/40/890 linkedin profile]</ref>
Mr. Palage has been actively involved in [[ICANN]] policy since its formation in connection with his former role as Chair of the ICANN Registrar Constituency. He formerly served as the former Chair of ICANN's Working Group B and currently serves as a [[WIPO]] [[UDRP]] panelist. Mr. Palage currently provides consulting services to domain name registration authorities as the President and CEO of Pharos Global, Inc. He has testified as an expert witness in a number of Internet related matters.
He is a Senior Adjunct Fellow of the progress and freedom foundation.<ref>[http://www.pff.org/about/whoweare.html Who We Are progress and freedom foundation]</ref>