Walid Al-Saqaf

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Country: Sweden
Email: walid.al-saqaf [at] isoc.ye
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Walid Al-Saqaf is a journalist, activist, scholar, software developer, and entrepreneur. He has been a Lecturer of Media and Comunication at Orebro University since May 2010 and is also the Chair of the Yemen Chapter of ISOC.[1]

As of ICANN 52 in Singapore, Al-Saqaf had attended three ICANN conferences, as well as IGF, SIF, and CDC. He is renowned as a TED Senior Fellow and Senior fellow, and he has curator TEDxSanaa 2012 and 2013.[2] Within ICANN, Walid has been an active member NCUC and currently coordinates the constituency's membership affairs team.

ICANN Involvement:

  • Participated as an ICANN Fellow in the ICANN 46 meeting held in Beijing during 7-11 April 2013
  • Participated as an ICANN Fellow in the ICANN 49 meeting held in Singapore during 23-27 March 2014
  • Appointed in December 2014 by the NCUC Executive Committee as the Coordinator of the Membership Affairs Team responsible for inreach engagement
  • Participated as the Membership Affairs Team Coordinator of NCUC in the ICANN 52 meeting held in Singapore during 8-12 February 2015
  • Participated as the Membership Affairs Team Coordinator of NCUC in the 2015 Non-Contracted Parties House (NCPH) meeting held in Washington, DC during 12-13 January 2015
  • Selected as an ICANN Fellow to participate in the ICANN 53 meeting to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during June 21-25 June 2015

References

  1. Walid Al-Saqaf, LinkedIn.com
  2. ICANNWiki - ICANN 52 Intake Form, February 2015.