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'''Akram Atallah''' is the CEO for [[Donuts]]. On October 9, 2018, Atallah announced his leaving [[ICANN]] to take the position with Donuts.<ref>[https://www.icann.org/news/blog/executive-team-announcement Executive Team Announcmenet], ICANN</ref><ref>[https://donuts.news/donuts-appoints-akram-j-atallah-as-ceo Donuts Appoints Akram J. Atallah as CEO], Donuts Press Release</ref>
  
'''Akram Atallah''' is the current COO of [[ICANN]], a position he has held since September 2010. From summer through October 2012, Atallah served as interim CEO for ICANN until the newly appointed [[Fadi Chehadé]] took over the position. Atallah's role was then expanded to include oversight of Registry and Registrar Services, Security, and the [[new gTLD]] program.<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-14sep12-en.htm New ICANN CEO is Out of the Blocks with Ambitious Operational Plans], ICANN.org. Published 14 October 2012.</ref>
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Atallah previously served as the President of [[ICANN]]'s Global Domains Division ([[GDD]]) from its creation in June 2013 until October 2019.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/13330-atallah-shunted-sideways-in-icann-exec-rejig Atallah Shunted Sideways in ICANN Exec Rejig, DomainIncite.com] Retrieved 10 June 2013</ref><ref>[http://domainincite.com/23564-breaking-icann-number-two-atallah-is-new-ceo-of-donuts ICANN number two Atallah is new CEO of Donuts], DomainIncite.com</ref> Prior to his role in the GDD, Atallah served as ICANN's COO, where he played a critical role in the evolution and maturation of ICANN.<ref>[https://www.linkedin.com/in/akram-atallah/ Atallah's LinkedIn Profile]</ref>
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Atallah has served twice as interim CEO for ICANN during the transitional periods preceding both [[Fadi Chehadé]]'s and [[Göran Marby]]'s tenures as CEO.
  
 
==Career History==
 
==Career History==
Atallah has over twenty years of experience in engineering development and management, communications technology management, product marketing, and large business restructuring management. He spent over ten years at Conexant Systems and was COO of CoreObjects Software.<ref name="atallah">[http://www.icann.org/en/about/staff/atallah.htm Akram Atallah | Chief Operating Officer], ICANN.org.</ref><ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/akram-atallah/0/817/4ba Akram Atallah], LinkedIn.com.</ref>
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Atallah has over twenty years of experience in engineering development and management, communications technology management, product marketing, and large business restructuring management. He spent over ten years at Conexant Systems and was COO of CoreObjects Software.<ref name="atallah">[http://www.icann.org/en/about/staff/atallah.htm Akram Atallah | Chief Operating Officer], ICANN.org.</ref><ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/akram-atallah/0/817/4ba Atallah's LinkedIn Profile]</ref>
  
 
==Education==
 
==Education==
Atallah has an MBA and holds Master and Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a trilingual speaker of English, Arabic, and French.<ref name="atallah"></ref>
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Atallah has an MBA and holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a trilingual speaker of English, Arabic, and French.<ref name="atallah"></ref>
  
 
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Organization: Donuts
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Email: akram.atallah [at] icann.org
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of the ICANN Staff

Akram Atallah is the CEO for Donuts. On October 9, 2018, Atallah announced his leaving ICANN to take the position with Donuts.[1][2]

Atallah previously served as the President of ICANN's Global Domains Division (GDD) from its creation in June 2013 until October 2019.[3][4] Prior to his role in the GDD, Atallah served as ICANN's COO, where he played a critical role in the evolution and maturation of ICANN.[5]

Atallah has served twice as interim CEO for ICANN during the transitional periods preceding both Fadi Chehadé's and Göran Marby's tenures as CEO.

Career History

Atallah has over twenty years of experience in engineering development and management, communications technology management, product marketing, and large business restructuring management. He spent over ten years at Conexant Systems and was COO of CoreObjects Software.[6][7]

Education

Atallah has an MBA and holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a trilingual speaker of English, Arabic, and French.[6]

References