1) Your Name:


John Berard

Picture/Image:
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2) Stakeholder Group:

Commercial

3) Constituency:

Business (BC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):


5) Please identify your current employer(s):


Credible Context

6) Please identify your current position(s):


Founder

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


Business consulting and public relations

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


USA

9) 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:


I have and continue to work on a fee-for-service basis with companies that support the domain name ecosystem, like Vox Populi Registry. I have and continue to work on a fee-for-service basis with companies that rely on the Internet as their sole business platform, like Data Guidance. And I have and continue to work on a fee-for-service with companies focused on the security and integrity of the Internet, like Cisco.

10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

No

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


No

If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:


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


No

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


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


None at this time


13) Additional Information (optional):


My public relations and corporate communications career has given me insight to nature of problem-solving, collaboration and team-building all in an effort to move forward ideas, companies and campaigns. In the multi-stakeholder environment of ICANN, these skills have been more than useful.

14) Page last revised:


29-Jun-2018


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