Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement in the Middle East Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Baher Esmat is ICANN Regional Vice President for stakeholder engagement in the Middle
East. In his role, Baher is a keen facilitator of collaboration and dialogue between ICANN
and the broader Internet community, and promotes the further development of the
region’s domain name industry.
Baher is a founding Board member of Egypt ISOC Chapter. He has also served on several
Internet Governance related groups including the UN Working Group on Internet
Governance, the CSTD Working Group on IGF Improvements, and the IGF Multistakeholder
Advisory Committee (MAG).
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Cairo
University, and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the American University in