[EURO-Discuss] León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Selected by the At-Large Community as the Next ICANN Board Director

Veni Markovski veni at veni.com
Mon Feb 27 15:50:51 UTC 2017

Likewise best wishes from ISOC-Bulgaria.
Now, get ready for a very intense work, and best of luck!

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:39 "Kleinwächter, Wolfgang" <
wolfgang.kleinwaechter at medienkomm.uni-halle.de> wrote:

> Congratulations to Leon. With all you inside knowledge and your
> experiences from the CCWG-A Group you are perfectly skilled to give the
> individual Internet users, including (and in particular) civil society a
> strong voice in the ICANN Board. This is very much needed if ICANN wants to
> proof that it is not a one- or two-stakeholder corporation but a
> multistakeholder body where all consituency are treated on uqzal footing.
> Good lukc and best wishes
> Wolfgang
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> Von: euro-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org im Auftrag von Program
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> Gesendet: Mo 27.02.2017 15:34
> An: euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> Betreff: [EURO-Discuss] León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Selected by the At-Large
> Community as the Next ICANN Board Director
> On behalf of Tijani Ben Jemaa, Chair of the Board Member Selection Process
> Committee (BMSPC), we are announcing the final election result of ICANN
> Board Director (Seat #15) selected by the At-Large Community.
> After six months of efforts, the At-Large Community has successfully
> concluded its ICANN Board Director selection process on 27 February 2017.
> León Felipe Sánchez Ambía has been selected by At-Large as the successor of
> Rinalia Abdul Rahm and will begin his 3 year term as an ICANN Board
> Director at the end of ICANN60 (3 November 2017).
> The selection process began in September 2016, with the formation of two
> committees<https://community.icann.org/x/Vxi4Aw> tasked with managing the
> timeline, calling for and evaluating the candidates, and organizing the
> final election.
> Among the six individuals who submitted Expressions of Interest for the
> position, Alan Greenberg and León Felipe Sánchez Ambía were chosen as the
> finalists<https://community.icann.org/x/N6bDAw>. Before the election took
> place, the At-Large Community enjoyed ample opportunities to ask questions
> to the finalists verbally<https://community.icann.org/x/-pXRAw> and in
> writing<https://community.icann.org/x/ArXDAw> in order to make an
> informed choice. At-Large Structures also participated in the final
> election<https://community.icann.org/x/SbbDAw> by directing the votes of
> Regional At-Large Organization Chairs<https://community.icann.org/x/-ZfRAw
> >.
> Click here<https://community.icann.org/x/SbbDAw> to review the result, as
> well as the detailed information about the election process.
> Please see below the bio and photo of León Felipe Sánchez Ambía.
> [cid:image001.png at 01D290DC.AD319B80]
> León Felipe Sánchez Ambía is an intellectual property attorney graduated
> from the the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He also has
> completed postgraduate studies on intellectual property at the UNAM and on
> Internet Law at Harvard Law School.
> Since 2006 he has been partner at Fulton & Fulton, a law firm specialized
> in intellectual property and IT law based in Mexico City, and is head of
> the Intellectual Property division.
> In 2008 he was admitted as professor on Intellectual Property at the UNAM
> Law School.
> He is co-lead for the Mexican chapter of Creative Commons and advisor to
> different Government bodies that include the Digital Strategy Coordination
> Office of the Mexican Presidency, the Special Commission on Digital Agenda
> and IT of the Mexican House of Representatives and the Science and
> Technology Commission of the Mexican Senate.
> He drafted the Internet Users Rights Protection Act for Mexico and has
> been very active on issues like Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA),
> Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA), Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
> and other local initiatives of the same kind, always advocating to defend
> users' and creators' rights in order to achieve a balance between
> regulation and freedom.
> He currently serves as the ALAC Vice-Chair in ICANN and Co-Chair of the
> CCWG on Accountability where he has been deeply involved with the IANA
> transition.
> Heidi Ullrich, Ariel Liang, and Yesim Nazlar
> At-Large Board Member Selection Program Admin Staff
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