Maarten Botterman

Chair of the ICANN Board

Maarten Botterman is Chairman of the ICANN Board, and independent strategic advisor on Internet Governance and related issues with 25+ year experience in guiding governments and major organizations on the economic/business and societal impacts of current and future internet innovations and technologies.

He has 10+ year experience as member of international Boards. His passion is making best use of internet related technologies for a sustainable society, both in terms of ecologic, economic and social sustainability.

His vision is based on a deep understanding of what it means to live in a global, networked, knowledge-based society, and his passion is doing the right thing from a public interest perspective in a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, by nature.