John Sweeting is the Chief Customer Officer of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), responsible for the overall development, direction and operation of the department. Prior to joining ARIN staff, he served 12 years on the ARIN Advisory Council, 6 of which he was the Chair, and 1 year on the Address Supporting Organization’s Address Council (ASO AC). John served on the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team which was convened in December 2014 to guide development of the Number Community response to the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group’s RFP. John’s experience in the Internet industry includes building and managing large global networks with international carriers such as MCI, Cable & Wireless, Teleglobe and Tata. Most recently John served as the Senior Director of Architecture & Engineering for Time Warner Cable, responsible for the selection and testing of all network infrastructure from the core backbone to the service delivery platforms.