1) Your Name:

<p><span>Chris Chaplow</span></p>

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2) Stakeholder Group:Commercial

3) Constituency:

Business (BC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

<p><span>Andalucia.Com SL &amp; Andalucia Web Solutions SL</span></p>

6) Please identify your current position(s):

<p><span>Founder and Managing Director</span></p>

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

<p><span>General Management of the Company business, legal, and finance and operational activities.</span></p>

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):<p><span>my Employer as above</span></p>
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

<p><span>My commercial interest in ICANN GNSO policy development outcomes is consistent to any Internet based business.</span></p><p>My companies own and use a small portfolio of names mainly geographic in relation to Spain.</p><p>We register and manage domains on behalf of my clients including defending their IP interests using in the UDRP. I am the contact point for several hundred-domain names. I am briefing clients with respect to cybersquatting and cybersecurity problems. I also update those clients about ICANN and its policies including advising clients who are considering applying for new gTLD&apos;s. I am often interviewed and contribute in the local media about Internet and domain name issues affecting business. I represent only myself and my companies and look to defend the interests of small business.</p>

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

<table><tbody><tr><td><table><tbody><tr><td><p>I undertake a small amount of ad hoc business facing consultant work for leading ccNSO registries.</p></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table>

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

  • IRTP-B
  • IRTP-C
  • IRTP-C Implementation
  • IRTP-D 
  • CSG Budget and Operating Plan
  • Study Group on Use of Names for Countries and Territories

13) Additional Information (optional):

I was an elected member of the 'Governing Council' of the 'British Chamber of Commerce in Spain' and therein held the position of "Secretary" from March 2008 to March 2012.

14) Page last revised:


SOI Template v5 (6 Feb 2014)

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