Jay Westerdal

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Jay Westerdal is an entrepreneur and the founder of Name Intelligence,[1] Open Caller ID, DomainTools,[2] DotMovie, and Credit Savers. He is also a partner at Founders-Coop. He has been a participant at ICANN since 2002.[3]

Jay is an investor in Zevia, Mobile Box Office, LookStat, Custom Toll Free, Thought Convergence, NearlyWeds.com, CoolerPlanet.com, Array Health, Frugal Mechanic, Appature, Big Door Inc., Smart Plug, App Store HQ, UntitledStartup.com, RowFeeder.com and Urban Airship.

Top Level Domains

Jay and his partner have applied for 11 TLDs through two companies:

Career History


In 2000, Jay completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Central Washington University.[2]


Jay was interviewed by Ray King regarding Top Level Spectrum and his New gTLD applications at NamesCon 2014 in Las Vegas:


  1. Jay Westerdal and Thought Convergence Part Ways. Domain Name Wire. Published 2009 May 13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 JayWesterdal.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jay Westerdal. LinkedIn.
  4. Jay Westerdal. Inspired Road.
  5. Jay Westerdal. Facebook.