[council] Statement of Interest of Tim Ruiz

Tim Ruiz tim at godaddy.com
Tue Nov 20 12:07:22 UTC 2007

I am Vice President of Corporate Development and Policy for The Go Daddy
Group, Inc. The Go Daddy Group companies include eight ICANN accredited
registrars including GoDaddy.com, Inc. GoDaddy.com is a member of the
Registrars Constituency of the GNSO and I am its Registered
GoDaddy.com is a member of the dotMOBI Advisory Group (MAG). I represent
GoDaddy.com on the MAG. I am on the MAG Steering Committee and have been
appointed by the Steering Committee to represent the MAG on the dotMOBI
Policy Advisory Board (PAB). The MAG and PAB, among other activities,
are involved in recommending policy to mTLD, the dotMOBI Registry
GoDaddy.com recently acquired a small interest in Afilias Limited for
investment purposes. GoDaddy.com and Afilias USA recently formed a joint
venture dba Alliance Registry, in which Afilias USA is the managing
member and assumes authority and responsibility for all day-to-day
registry operations.
GoDaddy.com is also a member of the United States Council for
International Business (USCIB). The USCIB is a member of the Business
Constituency of the GNSO. Our primary interest in the USCIB is the DNS
and Internet Identifiers Working Group.
GoDaddy.com was a founding Member of the Country Code 1 ENUM LLC. I
represented GoDaddy.com on the Board of the LLC from Aug 2004 through
Dec 2006, at which time GoDaddy.com withdrew from the LLC.
In all my positions with the Go Daddy Group, or in the appointments
noted above, my focus has been the development and promotion of
registrar related business, products, and services.

Tim Ruiz
Vice President
Corp. Development & Policy
The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

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