Amanda Fessenden

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Affiliation: Uniregistry
Country: USA
Email: amanda [at]
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Amanda Fessenden has been the Director of Industry Relations at Uniregistry since October 2011, where she is the liaison to registrars, works in business development and marketing, and tracks policy.[1]

She is also the former Director of Research and Client Services at Internet Pro,[1] where she helped clients in preparing new gTLD applications for ICANN's New gTLD Program.[2]

The first ICANN Meeting she attended was ICANN 43 in San Jose, Costa Rica.[3]

Career History

Before joining Internet Pro in 2011, Ms. Fessenden was a Research Associate at a consulting firm called ClearView Energy Partners in Washington, D.C. She has also spent time teaching and studying in France.[4]. From 2009-2010, she was a Staff Assistant in the Chairman's Office at the National Endowment for the Arts. She has also done an internship at the United States Senate.[1]


Ms. Fessenden graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in International Relations and French Language and Literature. She is fluent in French and plays cello in the band Sweet Weasel.