David Cake is the Chair of Electronic Frontiers Australia, as well as a staff member and Ph.D. candidate at Curtin University’s Department of Internet Studies in Western Australia. He joined the GNSO council at ICANN 45, elected by the NCSG, and was a Vice-Chair of the Council in 2014 and 2015, and remains a councillor until the 2016 AGM.
He is currently on several GNSO working groups, and is one of the Vice-Chairs of the Next Generation RDS Working Group. He is also a Vice-Chair of the NCSG Policy Committee.
He has served as the Asia-Pacific representative on the Non-Commercial Users Constituency Executive Committee and on the first ICANN Security, Stability and Resiliency Review Team. He served as the Interim Chair of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency during 2012, following the resignation of the previous Chair.
He was a co-founder of Western Australia’s hackerspace, The Artifactory