Mikhail Anisimov

Mikhail Anisimov

Head of Global Stakeholder Engagement for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

For the last ten years Mikhail has worked in internet hosting and domain registration, holding various positions with Russia’s largest host providers and domain name registers. In 2013, as part of the Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development, he played an active role in launching the .МОСКВА and .MOSCOW domain zones. In 2014 he joined the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ, the registry of Russian country code TLDs, where he was working in press-service and organizing the industry events. 

Mikhail Anisimov has an experience of participating in various industrial organizations and in organizing of thematic conferences and forums concerning domain registration, hosting, internet infrastructure and cybersecurity. For many years he was a member of programme and organizing committee of Russian IGF as well as participant of a huge number of national and regional Internet Governance initiatives. His main areas of interest – internet infrastructure, cybersecurity and international collaboration.

In 2020 Mikhail joined Global Stakeholder Engagement department of ICANN and now working in the region Eastern Europe and Central Asia.