The nominating committee of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has selected Ajay Data, Founder & CEO of Data XGen Plus and a global leader in email linguistic services, as a new council member of Country Code Supporting Organisation (ccNSO).
Ajay Data is the first Indian to have been selected as a member of ccNSO and will be representing India at a global level.
He will be the custodian of Asia, Australia and Pacific Islands as a member of ccNSO.
Data has got a two-year term and will take up the position during ICANN 63 Meet in Spain in October 2018.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN ) is a nonprofit organization responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces and numerical spaces of the Internet, ensuring the network’s stable and secure operation
ICANN was created on September 18, 1998, and incorporated on September 30, 1998, in the U.S. state of California.
It is headquartered in the Playa Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the policy-development body for a narrow range of global issues regarding country code top-level domains (ccTLD) within the ICANN structure.