TitleCompany:Regional Vice President, North America, Internet Society, USA
Bio:Mark Buell is the Regional Vice President, North America at the Internet Society. In this role, Mark oversees the Internet Society’s engagement activities in Canada and the United States.
From 2009 to 2016, Mark held a variety of positions with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the registry for the .CA country code top-level domain. At CIRA, Mark provided senior level support for the organization’s activities in the domestic Internet policy and global Internet governance fora. In 2010, Mark initiated the Canadian Internet Forum, Canada’s Internet Governance Forum and continued to coordinate the event until 2016.
Prior to joining CIRA, Mark spent a decade working in Indigenous policy, first as a Community Development Officer at an Inuit land claim organization in the Western Canadian Arctic, then as the Director of Communications and Research at the National Aboriginal Health Organization in Ottawa.