Jay Westerdal is an entrepreneur and the founder of Name Intelligence, Open Caller ID, DomainTools, DotMovie, and Credit Savers. He is also a partner at Founders-Coop. He has been a participant at ICANN since 2002.
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:
- Software Engineer, Virtual Services LLC, 1997-1998.
- Senior Software Architect, Lightrealm and Interland/Vservers, 1998-2001.
- Co-Founder and CTO, AboutUs.org, 2005-2007, a company he co-founded with Raymond King.
- CEO, Name Intelligence Inc., 2001-2008.
- Founder and CEO, Spry Hosting, 2001-2008.
- Chief Product Officer, Thought Convergence, 2008-2009.
In 2000, Jay completed his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Central Washington University.