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1) Your Name:

Lawrence Olawale-Roberts

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2) Stakeholder Group:


3) Constituency:

Business (BC)

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

NomCom Member, ICANN Fellowship Alumni and Community On-boarding Program member for the BC

5) Please identify your current employer(s):


6) Please identify your current position(s):

Founder & CEO

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

Providing leadership for our global operations and working at deepening the DNS Business opportunities in Africa.

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"):

I represent my individual view and largely those of MicroBoss and her clients. To the extent where i am authorized or my personal opinion sort

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:

To the extent that it fosters business and broadens access for the billions of Internet users worldwide.

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):


I participated on the following Committee / Working Group(s) in my time volunteering for At-Large:

  • At-Large Ad-Hoc Working Group on IANA transition
  • ALAC Sub-Committee on Outreach
  • At-Large Working Group on Social Media


In the recent past i served or currently serve on the following Committee / Working Group(s):

  • ICANN Nominating Committee
  • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group
  • Cross-Community Working Group on New gTLD Auction Proceeds
  • Next-Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services to Replace WHOIS
  • BC Outreach Committee Member
  • BC Alternate to GNSO Standing Committee on Improvements Implementation (SCI)
  • BC rep to the GNSO Review Working Party

13) Additional Information (optional):

  • I am the Chair of the Pan-African Internet Business Federation (PAIBF)

  • I am a member of ISOC

  • I am a member of IGF-SA

You may visit my social media page for more details on Linkedin, ICANN, the ICANN Wiki or my company site.

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