|Stakeholder Group(s):||Private Sector - Domain Name Industry|
|Email:||pr [at] encirca.com|
Thomas Barrett is the President of Boston-based EnCirca. He founded EnCirca, which is an ICANN Accredited Registrar, in 2001. He also owns another ICANN Registrar called Name Share, Inc, and Calzone, a calendar for the DNS industry.
In 2015, at the request of ICANN, EnCirca developed a business course for the DNS Entrepreneurial Center in Giza, Egypt, a joint venture between ICANN and Egypt's National Telecom Regulatory Authority. Mr. Barrett presented the business class in five locations, including:
- March, 2015 - Giza, Egypt.
- October, 2015 - Tunis, Tunisia
- October, 2015 - Doha, Qatar
- February, 2016 - Muscat, Oman
- February, 2016 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
From 2015-2017, Mr. Barrett served on the six-person Program Committee of the Middle East DNS Forum and presented at the Amman, Jordan; Tunis, Tunisia; and Cairo, Egypt meetings.
Tom Barrett has over 30 years of experience in technology, including over 20 years of experience in internet development and management. EnCirca is a registration and validation specialist for restricted Registries and is currently providing exclusive validation and registration services for 10 Registries. EnCirca is the leading Registrar for: .BANK, .REALTOR, .PHARMACY, .JOBS and .TRAVEL TLDs. EnCirca is also a Trademark Agent for the Trademark Clearinghouse.
Mr. Barrett was previously CEO of NetNames,and one of the founding board members of Afilias. He later sold NetNames to NetBenefit (LSE:NBT).
He also served as the Vice-President at Thomson CompuMark for 4 years from 1995 to 1999. where he led the development of the SAEGIS trademark research platform. He has also worked as a Product Manager at Ziff Davis/AT&T New Media/Interchange Online Network, Senior Consultant at Accenture, CIM Engineer at General Electric Aircraft Engines and Automation Engineer at Pratt & Whitney.
Mr. Barrett attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute for a BS degree and then later graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an MS degree, both in Mechanical Engineering.
- Special Updates from ICANN Meeting in Singapore, CircleID Retrieved 06 May 2014