Gianni Ponzi has more than 17 years of experience in the Internet industry.
Gianni is currently a Channel Services Manager with PIR, where he is responsible for the performance of .org registrations and renewals in all target markets through the development of channel incentive programs.
He also manages and builds relationships with Tier 1 and 2 Registrars, identifying opportunities to grow the accounts.
Gianni assists the Senior Director of Channel Services to Identify and develop go-to-market strategies and demand generation activities across multiple emerging markets.
Other duties include
Build and execute account plans to maintain and grow client revenues.
Proactively train Channel Partners on new and existing PIR services to support business development initiatives.
Undertake brand-building activities to build PIR’s brand in the market in partnership with the marketing team.
Represents PIR's mission and values at industry events.
International VP of Sales for Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd, where he is responsible for creating and managing relationships with registries and ISVs, as well as managing product development and new business opportunities.
From 2002 to 2012, he ran Eireann Design, where he advised on managing online and in-house applications, digital advertising campaigns, and SEO planning.
Diploma Information Technology - Computer Science Institute of Cape Town
"Learning" with LEGO :-D
Managing my tiny domain "portfolio"
- ICANNWiki Interview, ICANN50, July 2014.