Location: Northern Virginia / Washington DC
Time in the industry: 25+ years
What’s your favorite extension: .hiphop
Tell us which domain name you wish you owned: law.com
Name 3 things you can’t travel without: Eyemask, medicine and ipad.
Who would you call your mentor?
Becky Burr, Vint Cerf, Chuck Gomes
What kinds of changes do you foresee in this industry within the industry in the next year? The next 5 years?
There are going to be a lot of new technologies emerging over the next 5 years that may have an impact on the domain name market (more so than in the past). We need to make sure that we do not take for granted what we have now and figure out ways to stay relevant in the future.
What are the current trends that are directly impacting your business?
Obviously the economic slowdowns are a cause for caution as well as the political challenges being faced globally.
Describe a recent challenge that you overcame.
Breaking into a new industry (Theater) and starting from scratch. It shows you can teach an old dog new tricks.
What’s the most recent thing you learned (big or small)?
I am constantly learning and try to learn something new every day. Its out there, you just have to listen out for it.
What are you most proud of?
My family and the challenges that they have overcome.
What fact about you would surprise people?
I am an investor and Producer of Theater including a 2022 Tony Award winning musical on Broadway and several other productions that have been nominated for Tony Awards on Broadway and Olivier Awards on the West End.
What was the best advice you were ever given?
Shut up and dance. You’re not funny!
What are you most looking forward to at the upcoming NamesCon?
Finally seeing so many people after the Pandemic and getting back to our new Normal.
How would you describe NamesCon to a new domainer?
NamesCon is the only conference that focuses purely on the domain name owners, investors, and emerging new technologies impacting registrants.
If you’re attending NamesCon Global 2022, you will get an email for the featured attendee form and help the NamesCon community learn more about you before you arrive in Austin!.