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'''Michael Palage''' is an intellectual property attorney and an information technology consultant. He was selected for the [[ICANN Board]] by the [[GNSO|Generic Names Supporting Organisation]], which he served on from April 2003 to 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, and is a former chair of the ICANN [[Registrar Constituency]]. He formerly served as the chair of ICANN's Working Group B, and currently serves as a [[WIPO]] [[UDRP]] panelist
. Mr. Palage also 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>