1) Your Name:

Roger Carney

(Instructions: Click in the field to the right to open up the text input window. Then click the <Insert> menu button, select <Image>, then choose (or browse) to locate an image file (e.g., JPG, PNG, BMP) from your local computer to upload. After insertion, please click on the picture and adjust the size to no larger than 200 pixels).

2) Stakeholder Group:

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

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

5) Please identify your current employer(s):


6) Please identify your current position(s):

Director of Policy

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

Development and promotion of registrar-related businesses, products, and services.

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:

No financial relationships, aside from my employment with Go Daddy.

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 GoDaddy and affiliated Registrars.
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:

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):


  • Transfer PDP WG
  • Registration Data Policy IRT
  • GNSO Rights Protection Mechanisms PDP WG
  • Privacy/Proxy Service Accreditation Issues IRT (PPSAI) 
  • Translation & Transliteration of Contact IRT
  • Thick WHOIS IRT


  • Transfer Policy Review Scoping Team (Chair)
  • GNSO New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP WG
  • Co-chair RPM PDP WG Trademark Claims Sub Team
  • GNSO Next-Gen Registration Directory Services (RDS) PDP WG
  • Translation & Transliteration of Contact Info WG
  • WHOIS Clarification Advisory

13) Additional Information (optional):

Primary Language: English
Typical Time Zone: Central Standard (UTC-6), Central Daylight (UTC-5)

Twitter: @rogercarney

14) Page last revised:


SOI Template v5 (6 Feb 2014)

For comments, suggestions, or technical support concerning this space, please email: ICANN Policy Department
© 2015 Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers