Ajay Data, first Indian elected in to ICANN


  • The nominating committee of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has selected Ajay Data as a new council member of Country Code Supporting Organisation (ccNSO).
  • He is the Founder & CEO of Data XGen Plus and a global leader in email linguistic services.
  • 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 members of ccNSO, which is ICANN’s policy development body for ccTLD (country code top-level domains) issues, are all country code top level domain operators from around the world.
  • The ccNSO of the ICANN is the policy-development body for global issues regarding country code top-level domains (ccTLD) within the ICANN structure.