John Curran

John Curran

President and CEO at American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
Joined on March 31, 2007
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About

John Curran is the President and CEO of ARIN. His Internet industry experience includes serving as CTO and COO for ServerVault, which provides highly secure, fully managed infrastructure solutions for sensitive federal government and commercial applications.  Prior to this, he was CTO for XO Communications, and was integral in leading the organization’s technical initiatives, network architecture, and design of leading-edge capabilities built into the company’s nationwide network.  Mr. Curran also served as CTO for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where he was responsible for the organization’s strategic technology direction.  He led BBN’s technical evolution from one of the earliest Internet Service Providers through its growth and eventual acquisition by GTE.  He has also been an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), having both co-chaired the IETF Operations and Network Management Area and served as a member of the IPng (IPv6) Directorate.

John is a founding member of the ARIN Board and served form inception to 2008 as Chairman of ARIN Board of Trustees.  Now, as President and CEO of ARIN, John is a non-elected full voting member of the Board.

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2022 - Mar 02 on ICANN, Ukraine and Leveraging Internet Identifiers
2021 - Jan 27 on Why the Internet is Not Like a Railroad
2021 - Jan 26 on Why the Internet is Not Like a Railroad
2018 - Nov 13 on Has President Macron Thrown Multistakeholderism Under the Bus at UN IGF 2018 Paris?
2016 - Jan 25 on IPv6 and DNSSEC Are Respectively 20 and 19 Years Old. Same Fight and Challenges?
2016 - Jan 24 on Addressing 2015 - Last One Standing!
2015 - Oct 15 on Don't Give up on Membership
2015 - Sep 08 on Why is ICANN Tax Exempt?
2015 - Sep 07 on Why is ICANN Tax Exempt?
2015 - Jul 17 on Will 2016 Politics Trump Bipartisan Support for the MSM and DOTCOM Act?
2013 - Apr 29 on Can't Sell Your IPv4 Numbers? Try Leasing Them
2013 - Apr 22 on A Primer on IPv4, IPv6 and Transition
2013 - Apr 21 on A Primer on IPv4, IPv6 and Transition
2012 - Jul 22 on The RIRs in a Post-IPv4 world: Is the End of IP Address Policy Making Nigh?
2012 - Apr 24 on Names of the Inaugural Internet Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
2012 - Jan 26 on We Are All Internet Exceptionalists Now
2011 - Dec 06 on Borders, In Bankruptcy, Aims To Sell 65,536 IPv4 Addresses at $12/Address
2011 - Dec 06 on Borders, In Bankruptcy, Aims To Sell 65,536 IPv4 Addresses at $12/Address
2011 - Dec 06 on Borders, In Bankruptcy, Aims To Sell 65,536 IPv4 Addresses at $12/Address
2011 - Apr 27 on Court Approves Nortel's Sale of IPv4 Addresses to Microsoft
2011 - Mar 10 on Inquiring About the "Unthinkable"
2011 - Mar 02 on A Politically Incorrect Guide to IPv6
2010 - Nov 28 on IPv6 and Transitional Myths
2010 - Nov 25 on IPv6 and Transitional Myths
2010 - Sep 27 on IP Address Exhaustion In 12 Easy Questions
2010 - Sep 26 on Facebook Outage Possibly Global
2010 - Aug 29 on House of Cards
2010 - Jul 21 on The Geo-Politics of ICANN vs ITU
2010 - Jul 20 on The Geo-Politics of ICANN vs ITU
2010 - Jul 20 on The Geo-Politics of ICANN vs ITU
2010 - Jul 20 on The Geo-Politics of ICANN vs ITU
2010 - Apr 23 on At the ARIN Meeting
2009 - Nov 18 on The ITU and IPv6 Transition: Controversy at the IGF
2009 - Sep 30 on Is the Transition to IPv6 a "Market Failure?"
2009 - Aug 05 on Private Cyber Investigators
2009 - Aug 05 on Private Cyber Investigators
2009 - May 27 on FUD for Thought: ARIN Releases Comic Books
2008 - Jul 20 on Note to John McCain: Technology Matters
2008 - Jul 19 on Note to John McCain: Technology Matters
2008 - Jun 01 on European Commission Pushes IPv6 Forward
2008 - May 30 on European Commission Pushes IPv6 Forward
2008 - May 30 on European Commission Pushes IPv6 Forward
2008 - Feb 17 on Comments on an IP Address Trading Market
2008 - Feb 17 on Comments on an IP Address Trading Market
2008 - Feb 16 on Comments on an IP Address Trading Market
2008 - Feb 16 on Comments on an IP Address Trading Market
2008 - Feb 16 on Comments on an IP Address Trading Market
2007 - Dec 18 on The Internet Running Out of Everything?
2007 - Aug 02 on Scarcity of IPv4 Addresses
2007 - Jun 12 on ARIN Provides Latest Word on Need to Move to IPv6: Will Anyone Heed the Warning? (Does anyone care?)