The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) has announced John Curran as president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2009. Curran will be responsible for building relationships with regional, international, governmental, and regulatory organizations, as well as spearheading education and awareness on issues facing the Internet community such as IPv4 depletion and IPv6 adoption.
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Since January 1, 2009, Mr. Curran has served as acting president and CEO of ARIN. He is a founding member of the ARIN Board of Trustees and served as chairman from August 1997 to December 2008.
Curran’s experience includes serving as CTO and COO for ServerVault, which provides infrastructure solutions for federal government and commercial applications. Prior to this, he was CTO for XO Communications.