Atsushi Endo

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Organization: JPRS
Region: Asia
Country: Japan
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Atsushi Endo has been with Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd (JPRS), the .jp ccTLD Manager since 2001.

Currently, as a General Manager of the Corporate Planning Office, he is in charge of designing the strategic plan and business administration of JPRS. Prior to his current position, he was involved in the external affairs, public relations and business development of JPRS. He has been heavily engaged in business development of JPRS including gTLD Registrar and new gTLD business through contracting RAAs(Registrar Accreditation Agreements)between JPRS and its subsidiary and the RA(Registry Agreement)of the TLD .jprs with ICANN Organization.

Atsushi is a long-time participant of the ICANN community. His first ICANN Meeting was ICANN 32 in Paris in 2008, and he has been a regular attendee and participant of ICANN since ICANN 40 in San Francisco in 2011.

Currently, he is a member of ccNSO Strategic and Operational Planning Standing Committee (SOPC) and contributes to its works utilizing his experience as a member of ccNSO Strategic and Operational Working Group (SOPWG) from 2010 to 2012.[1]

Atsushi has been the Principal Contact of JPRS for Registries Stakeholder Group since 2012. [2]

Atsushi has engaged in activities in Asia Pacific Region from his earlier years, acted as the co-chair of the AP Retreat Meeting, semiannual gathering of AP organizations including APTLD and APNIC, in Tokyo held in January 2006.[3] He has also been heavily involved in "Internet Next Generation" activities in the Asia Pacific Region that encourage the youth to become core community leaders, including his role as the vice-chair of the 5th Asia Pacific Next Generation Camp, which was hosted by APNG, the Asia Pacific Networking Group, in 2004.

Atsushi also served as the Board Member of the DotAsia Organisation, Sponsor Organization/Registry Operator of TLD .asia from 2006 to 2020 and contributed to enhancing DotAsia’s value and efforts to the Asia Pacific Internet community and ICANN community from a very early stage. [4]

He is a long-time contributor to the Local Internet Community in Japan, including having served as an Officer (Treasurer) of Internet Society (ISOC) Japan Chapter and a Steering Committee Member of Council of Anti-Phishing Japan.


Atsushi graduated from Sophia University, Tokyo with a B.A. in Law and holds an M.A. in Political Science from Keio University Graduate School of Law, Tokyo.