The Verisign Executive team brings a tremendous breadth of expertise and talent.
As senior vice president and global controller at Verisign, John Calys is responsible for all corporate accounting, financial reporting, tax strategy and enterprise risk management. He also serves as chairperson of the 401K committee. His career spans more than 35 years of extensive experience in financial management and business leadership.
John joined Verisign in December 2010, and during his tenure, he has played key leadership roles across the company, including serving as interim chief financial officer during 2011 and 2012. Previously, he served as the vice president and controller for XO Communications, Inc., vice president and assistant treasurer for Sprint Nextel Corporation, and vice president & assistant controller for Nextel Communications, Inc.
John graduated with a Master of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
MEET OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM
D. James Bidzos
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
George Kilguss III
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Executive Vice President, Engineering, Operations, and Chief Security Officer
Senior Vice President, Naming and Registry Services
Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr.
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Product and Channel Management
Senior Vice President, Global Controller
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Senior Vice President, Corporate Services and Compliance
Senior Vice President, Architecture and Engineering
Senior Vice President, Executive Strategic Advisor