1) Your Name:

Jordyn A. Buchanan

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2) Stakeholder Group:Registries

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

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

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Google, Inc.

6) Please identify your current position(s):

"gTLD Guy"

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

My work is principally focused on Google's gTLD program (Google is an applicant via its wholly owned subsidiary, Charleston Road Registry). Amongst other responsibilities, I manage the related product management and engineering efforts.

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:

Google Inc. (an ICANN-accredited registrar and, via its wholly owned subsidiary Charleston Road Registry is an applicant for a number of top level domain names) pays my salary and provides me with other forms of compensation, including in the form of equity awards.

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"):Predominantly Charleston Road Registry, but also Google, Inc.
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:

Most of my income is provided by Google, Inc. which has a variety of interests in the GNSO policy development process and outcomes. Notably, the incentive portion of my compensation will be significantly influenced by the success of Google's gTLD efforts through its wholly owned subsidiary, Charleston Road Registry.

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):

Charleston Road Registry is an observer member of the Registry Stakeholder Group. At times, I may be asked to express the views of the stakeholder group–if that is the case, I will try to make it clear.

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

Policy and Implementation Drafting Team (gnso-policyimpl-dt)

13) Additional Information (optional):

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