Ms. Graves is an expert in information technology and infrastructure strategy, development, and deployment. Her experience spans more than 15 years—advising on, devising, assembling, and deploying critical IT infrastructure and applications across multiple provider services for Fortune 50 companies and government agencies. She provides consulting services for domain name sales and acquisitions, leadership of technical teams for large corporate clients, and business development services for Internet- related companies.
Previously, Ms. Graves worked as an IT architect and network designer at both IBM and AT&T, where her responsibilities included security architecture and standards, along with process development, change control, and risk management, as well as IP address allocation and valuation. As a result of her extensive experience, Ms. Graves has developed a strong understanding of market values for the Internet’s unique identifiers. She is a charter member of American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) and served on the Generic Names Supporting Organization’s standing committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), where she assisted in the development of public policies and marketplace reporting, facilitation of bylaw-mandated transparency and accountability mechanisms, and representation of global business interests in Internet policy development. Ms. Graves has spoken around the globe and authored articles on topics including telework, Internet governance and policy, cybersecurity, the evolution of technology, and how the Internet operates.
Areas of Expertise
- Policy Analysis
Education & Certifications
- BA, English, University of South Carolina
- Cybersecurity and Mobility, Kennesaw State University
- Global Diplomacy – Diplomacy in the Modern World, SOAS, University of London
Memberships & Activities
- PMI PMP, 2010-Present (PMP® #1386040)
- Six Sigma, 1999 – Present
- Cisco CCNA, 1999-2014