Verisign Labs

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The Verisign Labs team brings a tremendous breadth of expertise and talent.

Sean Leach

Sean Leach

Vice President, Technology


BS, Computer Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE


Sean is currently Vice President of Technology for Verisign. In this role, Sean works with the technology leadership team at Verisign to foster and create new products and services across the entire business, including productizing the various technology and research projects within the Verisign Labs program. He is also a primary evangelist for the company, frequently speaking with reporters, analysts, and customers in addition to speaking at various industry events.

Sean was previously CTO of, a top 15 domain registration and web hosting company where he was responsible for product and technical strategy, engineering and technical operations.

Previously, Sean was Senior Director of Technology for NeuStar's Internet and Infrastructure Services Group (IISG), Sean's responsibilities included defining and guiding the group's technical direction, as well as providing new product design, research and technical evaluation for strategic product and M&A initiatives. The IIS Group includes the UltraDNS, Webmetrics, Registry and all Internet and infrastructure related product lines.

Sean holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Delaware, where he was also a four year starter on the football team. His current research focus is on DNS, DDOS, web and network performance, Internet infrastructure and combating the massive online crime epidemic.