Leslie Daigle

Leslie Daigle

Leslie Daigle has been actively involved in shaping the Internet’s practical evolution for more than twenty years. Always fascinated by the

Internet’s technology, innovation and real world impact, she started her professional career working with Internet applications technologies for corporate commercial activities, and expanded to take on leadership roles within the premier Internet technology standardization organization, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

Ms. Daigle is currently Principal at ThinkingCat Enterprises where she has launched the online InternetImpossible.org storybook of the Internet’s experienced global impact.

Leslie was most recently the Internet Society’s first Chief Internet

Technology Officer.  She joined the ISOC in 2007, and she helped  to (re)create the global dialog on important technical issues, calling stakeholders to action by providing achievable targets and facilitating their own collaboration across (corporate) organizational boundaries until May 2014.

Ms. Daigle was an appointed member of the related Internet Architecture

Board (IAB) from March 2000 to March 2008, and was the elected Chair of the IAB from 2002 to 2007.  Prior to working for the Internet Society, she held the positions of Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems, Director of Directory Research at VeriSign, and Vice President for Research at industry pioneer Bunyip Information Systems, among others.