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1) Your Name:

Dirk Krischenowski

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

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

GeoTLD Group AISBL (trade association) itself member of the RySG.

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

- dotBERLIN GmbH & Co. KG (.berlin) - Hamburg Top-Level-Domain GmbH (.hamburg) - PUNKTBERLIN GmbH - berlin Top-Level-Domain GmbH - DOTZON GmbH

6) Please identify your current position(s):

CEO at .berlin and .hamburg, Partner at DOTZON, CEO of the other companies.

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

Application and operation of top-level domains. Advisory and consulting services for other clients top-level domains.

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"):
Representing dotBERLIN GmbH & Co. KG (.berlin) and Hamburg Top-Level-Domain GmbH (.hamburg)
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:

As CEO of two registry operators I have interest in any GNSO policy processes and outcomes that affect these TLDs.

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):

I am Vice-Chair of the GeoTLD Group AISBL (trade association).

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

geoTLD group and new gTLD Subsequent Procedures WG

13) Additional Information (optional):

Participant in 43 ICANN meetings so far.

14) Page last revised (updates automatically):


SOI Template v7 (5 May 2016)

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