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Internet Society

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Internet Society is a business or industry association based in Reston, VA that was founded in 1992. As of 2019 they had $56 million in revenue and $44 million in assets.

The Internet Society engages in a wide spectrum of Internet issues, including policy, governance, technology, and development.

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Program areas at Internet Society

Global engagement:regional development represents costs to address and assist in the removal of fundamental impediments to Internet growth and usability, particularly in developing countries. Regional development program works to improve access to technical skills and knowledge, the regulatory and policy environment for information and telecommunications services, and broader economic and market factors, language diversity and the diffusion and reliability of basic infrastructures and services. The impact of this initiative is visible through ongoing deployment of scalable Internet services and critical infrastructures in the developing world. The program also funds Internet Society's regional bureaus, which are a focal point for regional activities including policy, education, and chapter activities. Bureaus to focus Internet Society's strategic initiatives with regional contexts, while simultaneously informing the Internet Society's global awareness of differing regional needs and priorities. The bureaus are integral hubs in the Internet Society's work by helping build capacity where it is needed, mobilizing ...

Public policy: the Internet Society briefs members and the general public on global policy issues including cybersecurity, trust, identity, censorship/freedom of expression, Internet governance, intellectual property, and access to information. The Internet Society participates in regional, local, national and international forums that promote awareness of an open Internet. The Internet Society also participates with organizations such as ecosoc, citel, wipo, oecd, itu, unesco, apec and others in advancing the discussion of Internet governance and related policy issues. Under this program, the Internet Society continues to represent the principles and interest of the global Internet.

Technology & standards development: the Internet Society recognizes that in order to be trusted, the Internet must provide channels for secure, reliable, private communications between entities, which can be clearly authenticated in a mutually understood manner. One goal is to educate end-users on the critical importance of user managed identity security measures. The Internet Society is seeking to elevate "identity" to a core issue in network research and standards development and ensure that user education regarding identity management is seen as vital to creating a trusted Internet. Another goal of this program is to address the issue of the Internet being built on open standards, which allows all devices, services and applications to be interoperable across a distributed network of networks. Internet standards are developed by volunteer groups which operate under the administrative umbrella of the Internet Society. The Internet Society is the organizational home of the Internet engineering task ...

Form 990s for Internet Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 31, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 23, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 11, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Internet Society

Total grants, contributions, etc.$53,709,603
Program services$2,531,885
Investment income and dividends$472,265
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$20,240
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$28,631
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$56,762,624

Vendors for Internet Society

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-25
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2020-01-31
███████████ ██████████ █████████Secretary Service$3,212,3402018-12-01
█████████ ██████ ███Meeting Connectivity$316,5002018-12-01
██ ████ ███ █████ ███████Policy Services$387,7452018-12-01
████████ █ ██████████Consulting Services$229,0262018-12-01
█████████ ███Consulting Services$264,0002018-12-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-09-28
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Internet Society

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Andrew SullivanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$124,175July 17, 2019
Sandra SpectorChief Financial Officer$202,850Jan. 31, 2020
█████ ████Chief Communications Officer$239,646Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Chief of Staff To President and Chief Executive Officer-Feb. 1, 2018
████ ███████Chief Administrative Officer$224,661Feb. 1, 2018
████ ███████Chief Internet Technology Officer$227,686Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████████Vice President , Global Policy$226,408Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Vice President , Stakeholder Relations$215,304Feb. 1, 2018
██████ █████Director , Strategic Planning and Operations-Feb. 1, 2018
███ █████████Senior Director , Strategic Communications-Feb. 1, 2018
...and 23 more key personnel

Peer business and industry associations

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7CRDF Global501(c)(3)$27 millionArlington, VA
8Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)501(c)(6)$17 millionLeesburg, VA
9Ashoka501(c)(3)$40 millionArlington, VA
10Air Force Association501(c)(3)$16 millionArlington, VA
11Cna Corporation501(c)(3)$123 millionArlington, VA
12International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)501(c)(3)$54 millionArlington, VA
13Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)501(c)(3)$15 millionHerndon, VA
14In-Q-Tel501(c)(3)$118 millionArlington, VA
15Human Resources Research Organization501(c)(3)$35 millionAlexandria, VA
16National Association for College Admission Counseling501(c)(3)$17 millionArlington, VA
17Gsma Mobile for Development Foundation501(c)(3)$24 millionAtlanta, GA
18Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)501(c)(6)$99 millionArlington, VA
19Public Library of Science (PLOS)501(c)(3)$32 millionSan Francisco, CA
20Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)501(c)(3)$34 millionWashington, DC
21MRIGlobal501(c)(3)$109 millionKansas City, MO
22New York Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$27 millionNew York, NY
23National Defense Industrial Association501(c)(3)$28 millionArlington, VA
24American Dental Education Association501(c)(3)$25 millionWashington, DC
25International Aids Vaccine Initiative501(c)(3)$77 millionNew York, NY