1) Your Name:

George Kirikos

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2) Stakeholder Group:Not Applicable

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

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

Domain Registrant

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Leap of Faith Financial Services Inc.

6) Please identify your current position(s):


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

My company owns and develops a number of domain names and websites used by millions of users from all over the world every year, e.g. math.com and school.com. My personal background is in economics and finance.

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:

We are a Registration Service Provider (i.e. reseller) for Tucows/OpenSRS for a small number of clients, although that forms a very tiny part of our overall business.

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"):Leap of Faith Financial Services Inc. (my participation is only on behalf of myself and my company; the question is a bit ambiguous)
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:

Our commercial interests in ICANN GNSO policy development outcomes would be the normal ones associated with being a commercial website operator and business registrant of domain names. To the extent that any new policies endanger the rights of registrants or impose new burdens on registrants, we would be affected.

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):

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

  • PDP – IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms
  • PDP – Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDs

13) Additional Information (optional):

Our corporate website is at www.leap.com although if the matter is urgent, a telephone call to +1 (416) 588-0269 is best.

14) Page last revised:


SOI Template v5 (6 Feb 2014)

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