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Instituto Politécnico nacional (IPN) (Mexico)
Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina)
Deloitte Consulting LLP (United States)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (LABEL (Brazil)
Ukrainian Number and Address Operation Center Consortium (Ukraine)
Chinguitel SA (Mauritania)
Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd. (Kenya)
RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. [ROA] (India (Republic of))
Institut National de la Poste et des Technologies de l
MTN Syria [ROA] (Syrian Arab Republic)
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Korea (Rep. of))
FTTH Council Asia-Pacific (International)
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) [ROA] (Brunei Darussalam)
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences NAUSS (Saudi Arabia)
JandJ Group (South Africa)
LINK Centre, University of Witwatersrand
National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (India)
Luna Ergonomics Pvt. Ltd
Fundação Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações - FINATEL
Asociación Interamericana de Empresas de Telecomunicaciones (International)
Mattel (Mauritania)
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
National Institute of Telecommunications (Poland)
European Union
Escuela Politécnica Nacional (Ecuador)
Radiográfica Costarricense S.A. (RACSA)
Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Universidad Nacional de la Plata (Argentina)
East African Communications Organization (International)



Internet Society

Internet Society or ISOC is an international, nonprofit organization founded during 1992 to provide direction in Internet related standards, education, and policy. It states that its mission is "to assure the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world". The Internet Society has offices near Washington, DC, USA, and in Geneva, Switzerland. The Internet Society engages in a wide spectrum of Internet issues, including policy, governance, technology, and development.

CategoryInternational Organisations
Based inSwitzerland (Confederation of)
ITU Global DirectoryInternet Society
President and Chief Executive Officer    
Ms Kathryn C. Brown

Kathryn C. Brown joined the Internet Society as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2014. A veteran of Internet policy development and initiatives that have aided in the Internet’s global expansion, Ms. Brown leads the Internet Society in its mission to keep the Internet open, thriving and benefitting all people throughout the world.  

The Internet Society is at the center of the largest global network of people and organizations focused on ensuring the Internet continues to evolve as a platform for innovation, collaboration, economic development and social progress. As the Internet faces escalating challenges in the areas of privacy, security and governance, the Internet Society serves as a powerful voice for the Internet community as an internationally respected expert on Internet technical, development and policy issues.  

Ms. Brown’s career spans the public and private sector, including serving in the United States National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and leading policy and global corporate social responsibility initiatives for telecom provider Verizon. She received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Marist College. Ms. Brown has served on the advisory boards of the Public Interest Registry (.ORG), the mPowering Development Initiative of the ITU, and the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab.