Byron Holland

Byron Holland

President and CEO, Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

Byron Holland joined the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) in 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He is an expert in internet governance and a seasoned entrepreneur with C-level experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. He regularly appears in the media to discuss internet-related matters.

Under Mr Holland’s leadership, CIRA has evolved from a single service registry to a globally recognized, multi-product, commercial not-for-profit. Since 2008, CIRA has become one of the leading ccTLDs in the world, with over 3 million domains under management, and over 10% of the world’s TLDs using its DNS services. The organization also offers a suite of enterprise quality cybersecurity, registry, and DNS services.

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