At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Shah Zahidur Rahman

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):

YES ALAC subcommittee Member, Outreach & Engagement

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

APRALO O&E, Co-Chair

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

APRALO- ALE’s Member

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


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

Treasurer &Executive Committee Member, APSIG

4) Please identify your current employer(s):


5) Please identify your current position(s):

Chief Digital & innovation Officer

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

Digital Transformation and Technology consultation, Strategy, policy advocacy and Capacity Building

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):

  1. Member, CPWG
  2. Co-Chair, SMWG
  3. Member, ALAC Subcommittee on Outreach and Engagement
  4. Membership Affairs Team (NCSG/NCUC)
  5. Member, GNSO

11) Additional information (optional):

  1. ICANN Fellow (ICANN 72, 74)
  2. ISOC Policy Fellow to IETF-100 ,
  3. ISOC Global volunteer “Shaping the Future of the Internet”.
  4. Other Fellow alumni, APSIG, APrIGF, APAN, ARGENSISG/SSIG,vSIG
  5. APrIGF – Multistakeholder Steering Group Member (MSG) since 2019 - Present
  6. APrIGF20222, Stakeholder Engagement Committee, Co-Convenor
  7. APrIGF Program Committee Member since 2020- Present
  8. APSIG Executive Member since 2022- present
  9. Participant of APRALO GA Organizing Committee -2023
  10. Voluntary Trainer on DNS/DNSSEC for ICANN outreach and engagement
  11. Member, ISOC Global & Internet Society Bangladesh Chapter since 2014
  12. Ex. Chair, Fellowship committee, Bangladesh School of Internet Governance
  13. Ex-Member, IGF2021- ai-iot-big data working group
  14. Member IGF 2023 -  Policy Network on Artificial Intelligence (PNAI).
  15. Member I4C- Innovation for Change
  16. Missions Publiques, “WETHEINTERNET”– Global Fellow and National Partner from 2022 - Present

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)