(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .PRO top level domain (TLD), today announced that Karim Jiwani has become its new CEO. In this role, Jiwani will be responsible for all aspects of the registry’s operations including strategy, marketing and sales, registrar support, expansion and policy. Jiwani intends to increase the industry awareness for .PRO and expand its reach to encompass all professionals in every field.
In announcing the news, Lucas Roh, CEO of Hostway Corporation, the parent company of RegistryPro, said, “Our registry is poised to grow significantly in the coming years, as the awareness continues to grow for .PRO domains and our backend registry services for other TLD’s. We wanted someone that could expertly grow the registry and take it to the next level. Karim has proven experience in the domain industry and is well respected in the community. With his knowledge and passion, he is well equipped to take the company to the next level in providing registry services to registrars and other TLD’s.”
Jiwani brings over 12 years of industry experience to .PRO and the benefit of being one of the original board members of Afilias, where he was instrumental in growing the company as a senior director. Prior to his role as Senior Director, he served as the Managing Director at EMA Afilias Ltd.
Enthusiastic about the great possibilities in the domain space, Jiwani said, “Our industry’s landscape will look completely different in 24 months. I am excited to lead RegistryPro into the new era of the Internet naming space.”