At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Lance Hinds

2) Picture/Image:
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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:


a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

Vice Chair - LACRALO

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):


d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?

Technology Taskforce, Underserved Areas Working Group

e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

President - Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (2013-2015) Board of Directors - National Communication Agency, 2017-2021

4) Please identify your current employer(s):

Self Employed, Owner of the BrainStreet Group,

5) Please identify your current position(s):

Founder/Chief Executive

6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

ICT Consulting and Policy Development, Software Development, Online Learning, Animation

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:


8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:


a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

11) Additional information (optional):

Let me thank Niran most sincerely for nominating me as LACRALO's  ALAC representative and also thank all of you who indicated  their support for my nomination.

LACRALO is a critical member of the ICANN ecosystem because it continue represents a constituency that by and large resides in lesser developed economies of the region.  It means therefore that our participation in the internet space at the policy level is critical to the technical and socio-economic development that is so badly needed in our region at this time.

Along with my private sector experience, I have spent almost 25 years working extensively with various stakeholders on increasing ICT and internet access and penetration in urban, rural, hinterland and disadvantaged communities.

I have spent most of the past 5 years working on solutions for indigenous communities in Guyana so they can access educational materials. It has been based on my belief that this penetration, and the ownership of it, is necessary to catch up with our brothers and sisters in the First World. 

If elected, I will continue to articulate LACRALO's interest in these matters and help shape the strategies necessary to ensure that the internet remains accessible, educational and general constructive for the needs of the average internet user.

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)