Internet Society

  • internet society
    internet society logo.png
    abbreviationisoc
    formationdecember 11, 1992; 27 years ago (1992-12-11)[3]
    foundersvint cerf, bob kahn
    tax id no.
    54-1650477[1]
    legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organization[1]
    purposeto promote the open development, evolution, and use of the internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.[1]
    headquartersreston, virginia, u.s.[1]
    region served
    global
    membership
    64,538
    president, chief executive officer
    andrew sullivan[2]
    chair, board of trustees
    gonzalo camarillo[2]
    subsidiariespublic interest registry (501(c)(3)),
    internet society asia limited (singapore)[1], internet society foundation
    revenue (2018)
    us$56,762,624[1]
    expenses (2018)us$45,04,865[1]
    endowmentus$42,970,000 (2018 - internet society foundation), us$34,512,184 (2018 - cash holdings), us$1.13 billion (2019 - pending)
    employees (2018)
    110
    volunteers (2018)
    4,099[1]
    websitewww.internetsociety.org

    the internet society (isoc) is an american nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in internet-related standards, education, access, and policy. its mission is "to promote the open development, evolution and use of the internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world". it has offices in reston, virginia and geneva, switzerland. it has also established "regional bureaus" for latin america and the caribbean, africa, asia, north america and europe. its motto is "the internet is for everyone".

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Internet Society
Internet Society logo.png
AbbreviationISOC
FormationDecember 11, 1992; 27 years ago (1992-12-11)[3]
FoundersVint Cerf, Bob Kahn
54-1650477[1]
Legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organization[1]
PurposeTo promote the open development, evolution, and use of the internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.[1]
HeadquartersReston, Virginia, U.S.[1]
Region served
Global
Membership
64,538
Andrew Sullivan[2]
Gonzalo Camarillo[2]
SubsidiariesPublic Interest Registry (501(c)(3)),
Internet Society Asia Limited (Singapore)[1], Internet Society Foundation
Revenue (2018)
US$56,762,624[1]
Expenses (2018)US$45,04,865[1]
EndowmentUS$42,970,000 (2018 - Internet Society Foundation), US$34,512,184 (2018 - cash holdings), US$1.13 billion (2019 - pending)
Employees (2018)
110
Volunteers (2018)
4,099[1]
Websitewww.internetsociety.org

The Internet Society (ISOC) is an American nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy. Its mission is "to promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world". It has offices in Reston, Virginia and Geneva, Switzerland. It has also established "Regional Bureaus" for Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, North America and Europe. Its motto is "The Internet is for Everyone".