Mr. Barrack Otieno is a Trustee of the Kenya ICT Action Network. He is a Management Information Systems graduate of the Multi Media University of Kenya. Mr. Otieno served at the United Nations Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva, Switzerland as a Fellow as well as a consultant between the years 2010 and 2011 and was involved in the preparation of the fifth and sixth Internet governance fora in Vilnius Lithuania and Nairobi Kenya respectively. He was also a Commonwealth Fellow to the fourth Internet Governance Forum in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt in 2009. In addition he has also been part of the organizing teams of the Kenya, East African and Africa Internet governance fora for the last ten years.
Mr. Otieno serves as the General Manager of Africa Top Level Domains Organization www.aftld.org, the regional association of Country Code Top Level Domain Registries. He was the founding president of the Internet Society Kenya Chapter, former secretariat of Africa Regional At Large Organization (www.afralo.org) the voice of Internet users from the African continent within the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. He is involved in local, regional and international standards development for the International Standards Organization (ISO 27000 series on Information Security Management) through the Kenya Bureu of Standards Technical Committee on IT Security which he chairs as a representative of the Computer Society of Kenya.
Fellow Commonwealth Internet Governance Forum 2009
Fellow United Nations Internet Governance Forum 2010
Licentiate Member Institute for the Management of Information Systems
Member Computer Society of Kenya.
Chairman ISO IEC JTC 1 SC 27 mirror committee on IT security Kenya Bureau of Standards
Member of the Internet Society board nominations committee (2017-2018)
Member of the At Large advisory committee Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers www.icann.org
Observer Country Code Name Supporting Organization Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. www.icann.org
Founder Project Discovery www.projectdiscovery.or.ke