Hakon Haugnes

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Country: UK
Email: hhaugnes [at] gnr.com
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Hakon Haugnes works as a Risk Manager at BlueGold Capital.[1]

Haugnes was the Founder and President at Global Name Registry;[2] which has the license to run the .name gTLD, and is an ICANN Registry Operator. He also co-founded an Internet startup called Nameplanet.[3]

Career History

  • Information Technology Strategist and Project Co-ordinator, Norwegian Defense HQ
  • Consultant at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting
  • Business Development for wireless services, Alcatel Telecom

In the past, Hakon has supported the ICANN-Verisign agreement.[4] Hakon has also participated in the ccTLD ICANN meeting at Yokohama, in 2000.[5]