Duane Wessels, a fellow at Verisign, focuses on data analysis and Domain Name System Security Extension projects. He holds a Master of Science in telecommunications from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in physics from Washington State University
Prior to joining Verisign in 2010, Duane was the director of the Domain Name System Operations Analysis Research Center. Duane is an active participant in various Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers multi-stakeholder community groups, including the Root Server System Advisory Committee, the Root Zone Evolution Review Committee and the Root Server System Governance Working Group. Duane is also an active member of the Internet Engineering Task Force DNS Operations working group, the North American Network Operators’ Group, and DNS-OARC.